Category: Running

My Two-Year Runniversary

Sunday was my Runniversary. Almost exactly two years ago, I decided to get out and start running again. I had two main motivators. First, my best friend Doran had been running races for years, and I’d been feeling little pangs

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TTOF: Fingers vs. Feet—How NaNoWriMo Is Like Running a Marathon

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: Not everyone enjoys running, of course, but over the past several years it’s become a big part of my life. It’s also become an integral element of my

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My First St. George Marathon

I’m no longer a marathon newb. I took care of that back in April in Salt Lake City. So as I approached the St. George Marathon, I thought I kind of knew what to expect. Nope. I prepared for this

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26 Takeaways from My First Marathon

Last Saturday, I crossed an item off my bucket list, finishing the Salt Lake City Marathon with a time of 3:52:18. I came in 138th out of 633 runners overall, the 102nd male runner out of 369 and the 9th

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TTOF: The Gamification of Writing

My latest post on “Thinking Through Our Fingers,” a blog on writing: It might sound a little weird, but I figure if there’s anything I can do to streamline the process of pounding out that first draft, I’m willing to

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