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Running In the Rain

Rain Why do I love running in the rain?  I mean, really, really love it? Example.  On a recent warm summer morning, I was set to meet a couple of friends for an easy 1 hour recovery run. As has been my new habit, I got there about 45 minutes early to do a long […]

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The Joy of Racing…..Part 2!

  *if you like this blog, you might enjoy my book:“Quiet the Noise: A Trail Runner’s Path To Hearing God” On 6/1/2013 my 8 year old daughter, Hana, ran her first trail race with me.  As I have said many times, I am very careful about not pushing my children too much (just healthy suggestions […]

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The Joy of Racing

*note* This picture is not my son, or anyone I know, just a cute shot of little kids blasting it out in my old favorite sport – motocross!  I would imagine behind that helmet and goggles is a smiling face!!! *if you like this blog, you might enjoy my book:“Quiet the Noise: A Trail Runner’s […]

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Near Perfection

  *if you like this blog, you might enjoy my book:“Quiet the Noise: A Trail Runner’s Path To Hearing God” Near Perfection 6 weeks before my first ever “stage” race in 2013, I decided my injuries were healed enough to give my legs, feet and most importantly, my spirit, a test.  A running buddy – […]

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The First “DNF”

  The First “DNF” I started doing endurance races (for real, I had done a few road races before that) in 1992.  As of this writing I had completed over 200 road running races, duathlons, triathlons, off road running races and Ultra Marathons. Without a single DNF (Did Not Finish).  Ever. To give you an […]

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Really? I am 50 Years Old?

*** Note to my 6 readers (up from 3 last month) – I actually wrote this almost 2 months ago, life has been really hectic so just posting now…….enjoy! 50th Birthday! On 12/5/2012 I turned 50 years young!  Hard to believe it, when I was a kid most 50 year-olds were grandparents starting to contemplate […]

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Why and HOW do you run 100 Miles?

  11/15/12 Why and How do you run 100 miles? Ah, where to begin? Might as well begin at the end. I finished my 100 mile journey!  26 hours and 52 minutes of pure joy, pain, more pain, more joy and finally, overwhelming gratefulness, peace and relief! It has taken a bit to get this […]

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9 Days to Go!

It has been 15 days since my last blog……… This face looks just about how I feel……scared, nervous, excited, anxious, nervous, happy, excited and, did I mention, scared? FYI:  if you are interested in “following” me via the internet during the race, they will have live tracking set up here:   http://www.ultralive.net/pinhoti100/webcast.php  – I think […]

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