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True North: Running Route Planning for Neurotics

by Denis Faye | January 26, 2021

My German friend Patrick wants to do the Los Angeles Marathon this year on the 21st of March. Unfortunately, the race has been rescheduled to a more vaccine-optimistic TBD date in the fall. They also changed the route, removing t

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The Stupid Call to Adventure

by Denis Faye | January 14, 2021

Last Monday, I awoke to rain outside my window and a voice inside my head. Both beckoned me to do something stupid that day. They didn’t care what I did, as long as it left a mark. Fatigue suggested otherwise, so I shuffled to t

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Is It Safe? Five Steps for Running a Marathon, Man

by Denis Faye | October 9, 2020

With this in mind, I think you can do it too. Here are five steps to make it happen. Step One: Pick an event. There are scores of marathons in the US every year. Pick one that moves you. Maybe it’s an iconic event like the New Y

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She’s Going Down!

by Denis Faye | September 10, 2020

COVID-19 played only a minor role in my new running habit. The real catalyst was my dysfunctional competition complex. When I train with others, my outsized desire to crush everyone in my vicinity is matched only by my limited abi

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