Author Archives: rileduprunner

Shoe In

I’ve just done something so unlike me I’ll probably end up on some kind of FBI watch list. No, I didn’t eat a head of celery. No, I didn’t adopt a cat. No, I didn’t give Lucille the night off … Continue reading

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Choose Your Battles

I tend to have a pretty low bar when signing up for road races. Sure, I’ll consider the crucial things, like whether I can actually run that distance or if I’m physically out of town. But mostly I’ll register for … Continue reading

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Oh, Farro Farro

Nearly everything these days makes me feel positively ancient: Re-listening to Rent and siding with Benny. The unfair degree of hangover now induced by two glasses of wine. Spotify putting the Dawson’s Creek theme song on a Good Times, Great … Continue reading

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Hot Mess: The Bronx 10 Miler

Say what you want about climate change* but it’s having a pretty horrendous impact on polar bears, Puerto Rico and my racing times. *As long as what you want to say is “Wow, this is really terrible. What can I … Continue reading

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Celery? More Like Hellery

I try not to get political on this blog, so I’ll leave her position on the minimum wage, carbon emissions and whether or not The Lion King is `gay propaganda’ out of here. But regardless of your personal leanings, I … Continue reading

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The Incredible, Edible Egg Substitute

I probably shouldn’t admit this, but the older I get, the more affinity I find with Disney villains. Like Scar, I have less patience for idiots. Like Shan-Yu, I’ve conquered Mongolia. Like Cruella, I like to be covered in dog … Continue reading

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Carrots: Part II

No to toot my own horn, but I feel I’ve written a handful of moving and memorable blog posts these past five years. There was the August 2013 entry about embracing change. The October 2016 one on street harassment. The … Continue reading

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