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Restraint in Running

Restraint. The word has been ping-ponging in my head for a few months now. Restraint. As a runner, does that mean something to you?  Do you focus on restraint?  Do you harness it?  How much do you even have? As … Continue reading

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Back Up and Running

It’s been a busy couple of months. Since January, I’ve visited Israel, driven through and/or stayed in every state between Florida and New York – twice – spent five days in New Orleans and a weekend back in Gainesville.  All … Continue reading

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Goodbye University of Florida; My First Running Injury =(

Thank you, University of Florida, but I’m out! As of December 16, I will officially be an alum of the University of Florida.  I’ve called Gainesville my home since fall 2009, and this time has been as important a two-and-a-half-year … Continue reading

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Marathon Memories: Gainesville Runners Share Their Marathon Experiences

Welcome to the first installment of Marathon Memories, a series that will highlight the marathon experiences of a number of Gainesville’s runners. My hope is that the marathon stories of Gainesville’s runners will inspire others in this area, and all … Continue reading

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Running Through the Holidays – Don’t Fall!

It seems as though just about everyone struggles to maintain a workout regimen throughout the holidays, myself included. Whether it’s the weather, the food or the family that’s keeping you from fitness during the holidays, I want to tell you … Continue reading

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The 2011 Tom Walker Memorial Half Marathon

On Saturday I took a quick drive over to Boulware Springs to cover the 2011 Tom Walker Memorial Half Marathon.  This was my first legitimate race experience, and even though I didn’t actually run the race, the energy and excitement … Continue reading

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10 Things I’ve Learned From Three Years of Running

1.  Trail running can lead to secluded fantasy-inducing encounters with sexy, and often sweat soaked, women or men. 2.  Sadly, he or she may have a different take on the matter. 3.  You will have to poop on some of … Continue reading

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Jeff Galloway’s Florida Track Club Hall of Fame Induction

The Florida Track Club honored one of its longest standing members and most notable runners, Jeff Galloway, on Monday, inducting the author and Olympian as the first member of the FTC’s newly formed Hall of Fame. In front of a … Continue reading

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Hey Gainesville: Like running? Like beer? Try Hashing!

When a good friend mentioned that I should get involved with Hashing, or at least write about it on my blog, I was at first hesitant. For starters, in grade school, the D.A.R.E. Program had warned my class that this … Continue reading

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Gainesville’s Newest Running Store: Fit2Run at The Oaks Mall

Inside Fit2Run – The Runner’s Superstore “You name it, we got it,” says Shane Stroup, the store manager of Gainesville’s newest running store: Fit2Run. Fit2Run – “The Runner’s Superstore” – opened its fifth store, in August, right here in Gainesville … Continue reading

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