Philly runs (or how I survived running mostly pavement for a month)

When you live in Alaska, it’s easy to become a bit lofty, a bit superior. It’s easy to believe that because you live in a place with beautiful and awesome running opportunities, that it’s the¬†only¬†place with beautiful and awesome running trails/routes, etc. Of course, that’s simply not true. There are fantastic trails in Arizona and […]

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City running, and Valley Forge

I’m not a pavement runner. Back in Anchorage, I rarely run on the road except to reach the Coastal Trail, which is exactly 1.6 miles from our house. In fact, I rarely run on the paved Coastal. I prefer “real” trails and rough footing and no one around but the trees and the wind and […]

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Running update

It’s been a while, no? But I’m still running. Still getting out and hitting the streets here in the Philly suburbs. It’s odd, running in the suburbs, passing houses with manicured lawns and then, as I venture up into the hilly sections, large mansions with large yards and everything perfectly placed and color-coordinated. I miss […]

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