Category Archives: Travel

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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Runner’s High: An Elevation Guide

You know that sinking feeling when – despite thinking you’re in pretty good shape – you go for a quick little run and can barely catch your breath? We’ve all been there: you lace up all excited, expecting to knock … Continue reading

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Keeping the Weight Down (Down Under)

Starting a piece of writing with a dictionary definition is a carnal sin in journalism, but I’m going to commit it anyways. Here goes. The dictionary defines “honeymoon” as “a vacation spent together by a newly married couple.” Honey, I … Continue reading

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Run If By Land 

When you like two things separately, it only makes sense you’ll love them doubly together. You know what I mean: Like peanut butter and chocolate? You’ll love Reese’s cups. Like animals and football? You’ll love the Puppy Bowl. Like Muppets … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin’

In even the best of conditions, staying healthy can be a challenge. Literally all the stars in the world could align — you’re in your own kitchen, your shelves are stocked with nutritious offerings, the weather is perfect for a … Continue reading

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Greece Is the Word, Is the Word That You Heard

Ask any marathon training coach and she’ll tell you the same thing: running is just one part of the preparation equation. Diet, cross training and rest also play a crucial role in the 20 weeks leading up to the big … Continue reading

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Hurdles

A good, creative runner can always find an excuse not to train – this weather is too hot, this weather is too cold, my friend Goldilocks has been eaten by bears – but the excuses I’ve encountered these last few … Continue reading

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