Why I Love Running at Night

Night time can take on many different identities for me, depending on the day of the week. Usually, it takes on a sort of frantic quality as I desperately try to: 1) Relax and recharge from another crazy day at work 2) Prepare myself for the next day – make breakfast and lunch, lay out […]

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The Pros and Cons of Running Alone

Yesterday was a pretty nice day out – sunny, no clouds or wind, and it was actually above 40 degrees! It was great weather for a run, and I asked my fiance to come with me. I love running with my fiance. He’s extremely encouraging, funny, and patient. He’s the best cheerleader anyone could ask […]

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I could probably run faster. But I won’t. Here’s why.

Unlike most people, I’ve been offered a “shortcut” to making exercise easier. I have the option to go from being out of breath 80% of the time to being more like other people my age (you know, the 24 year olds who aren’t winded by a single flight of stairs). And it would happen almost […]

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