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Running & Racing

Millions of Americans across the country will go to a race this weekend. Running and racing go together like a foot and a shoe. Read more »

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Kewanee Hard Core Run, Run Your Ice Off Race

In past years there have been combinations of ice and snow. Last year there was about 4 inches of snow on ground. Read more »

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Start Now And Make This Your Best Bix Ever!

The Bix 7-mile race in Davenport, IA has some major hills and to avoid running out of steam on those short steep hills on the way back, you know the ones that curve up the hill and you cannot see the Read more »

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Going out too fast?

Ever line up next to that guy wearing shorts and gloves at a December Jingle Bell Jog? After the race starts you think you are doing OK, so you just stay with him for a while. Read more »

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Hills Are Your Friends

Hills Are Your Friends Read more »

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Running In The Winter

I have to admit I don’t like running in the winter. It seems like I miss more days than any other time of year. I usually wear more enough to keep warm with several layers of everything. Read more »

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Hennepin Canal Bicycle Trip

The clinking sounds of moving around and the sweet smell of pancakes cooking over the fire greeted us as got up. With a few pots of coffee we talked over plans for our ride. Read more »

Big Climb MPLS

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society presents the 5th Annual Big Climb MPLS on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Capella Tower in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Climbers can choose to climb 48 or 95 floors. Read more »

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The Right Stocking Cap Does Make A Difference

A stocking cap is the most important item for a runner to wear in the wintertime. This is because 90% of your body heat is lost through your head. Read more »

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Remember The Oglesby 10K

Remember the Oglesby 10K, whatever happened to that race? I thought it was great 10k, ran on mostly blacktop roads in the summer, I think. Read more »

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