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The Hogeye Tradition

My love/hate relationship with the Hogeye Marathon continues. We go way back, me and the Hogeye. Well, not WAY back, but far enough. The Hogeye gave me a nothing-if-not-memorable first marathon experience in 2012, rounded out Half-a-palooza in 2013, and 2014 came on the heels of Angry Feet. Where everybody knows your name This was […]

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Angry Feet

I was waiting for confirmation before I mentioned it, and I got the phone call this week. Diagnosis: Angry Feet. After a marathon, things hurt. And after the Un-Marathon that was Little Rock this year, things definitely hurt. But after a week of shorter recovery runs I thought would shake it out and get me […]

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The Little Rock Un-Marathon

In the friendly, neighborly South, introductions usually include a “Where’re y’all from?” And like most Army kids, that part is usually followed by a slight hesitation from me and a “well…”. I sense I’ll have that same hesitation when talking about marathons from now on. “How many marathons?” Well… It looked like a marathon. It […]

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2014: off to a running start

You know those parents who hold off on naming a new baby until they meet him in the hospital? Typically, they have a few favorite names in mind, but they just need to see that little face to determine whether he’s a Jack or a Henry. That’s how I felt about 2014 and my goals […]

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A little bit Rock ‘n’ Roll

Do you remember my favorite sentence? It’s a great thing when you realize you still have the ability to surprise yourself. – Lester Burnham, American Beauty Well, it turns out I might just come by it naturally. Neither of us can remember exactly how or when the idea got traction, but it did. One minute […]

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