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stuff ‘round the mill When things are going great, plenty of people will stand by you, but it’s the people who will stand by you even when things aren’t going great who count. These are the people who will cheer you on and encouraging you during the toughest times. These are the types of people [...]

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stuff ‘round the mill “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” – Joshua J. Marine This very applicable to our running also. If we don’t challenge ourselves we don’t improve! Take a chance! Go farther, run faster, than you ever have before! Try something you think is impossible! [...]

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stuff ‘round the mill Here’s a cool piece of history I’ve never seen or been aware of before. The statue of “The Starter” George Brown who started the Boston Marathon from 1905 to 1937. On race day in Hopkinton there are bleachers and structures galore as you approach the start line. I suspect few have [...]

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stuff ‘round the mill “What are you prepared to give for your dream? If it is not everything…stop pipe dreaming.” – T.F. Hodge I had a dream. It’s not fake news, but it may be a fake dream… It was a Tuesday morning in the month of May in the year of 2037. The 32 [...]

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stuff ‘round the mill When you cross the finish line, no matter how fast or slow, it will change your life forever – Dick Beardsley I have a concern about runner etiquette as it applies to FB. Let’s say you’re out driving in your car and you pass a runner you know well. You smile [...]

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stuff ‘round the mill New Year’s Eve Morning at Smithfield Beach is perhaps our most controversial traditional gathering. Some think it was New Year’s Day, few know for sure, and fewer really care. Compound that with River Road being closed occasionally due to weather conflicts therefore change of days, it makes it hard to determine [...]

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stuff ‘round the mill FROM TONY MUSCARELLO: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/28/sports/ed-whitlock-marathon-running.html ALSO FROM TONY I nice article written about Rodrigo’s accident. (Rodrigo Sagastegui) https://www.enjuris.com/blog/my-accident/finding-balance-cycling-accident/#.WGo6y0U2trE.gmail FROM JEFF SILVERNALE – LOCAL TRI EVENTS: Subject Start Date Description Location New Holland Bike Race 50mile 4/15/2017 http://www.newhollandbicyclerace.com/ New Holland, PA St Luke’s Half 4/23/2017 www.stlukeshalfmarathon.com Allentown Run for Red – marathon/5k 5/21/2017 [...]

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stuff ‘round the mill Poetry, music, forests, oceans, solitude-they were what developed enormous spiritual strength. I came to realize that spirit, as much or more than physical conditioning, had to be stored up before a race. Herb Elliott I’ve always believed the spirit of a person, man woman or child, needs daily exercise! I find [...]

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stuff ‘round the mill Training was a time where resolutions made in the enthusiasm of an inspired moment were put to personal test. – Herb Elliott T’was the night before the night before Christmas and all through the house was the un-Godly stench of running clothes in bad need of laundering! Actually, in my opinion, [...]

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stuff ‘round the mill “You start as a runner. You finish as a Boston Marathoner.” Author unknown. BOSTON PLAY DAY’s – I’ve fielded several questions about the Boston Marathon course training runs with Frank. Question # 1 – I don’t KNOW Frank, can I still go along. Answer – YES! Frank probably doesn’t know you [...]

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