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Testing, 1, 2, 3. . .

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Last Sunday marked the 14th annual Barr Trail Mountain Race and my first bonafide test of my Pikes Peak Marathon training thus far. And a test, it would be - six miles up then back down Barr Trail - approximately half of the Pikes Peak Ascent. I had tried to convince Dakin and JD to race it with me [...]

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Tootisie Time Out

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I love trail running even more than road running. It's challenging, and the view at the top is that much more rewarding because of it. And the scenery - especially where I run - is absolutely gorgeous. Its aftermath, however, is often not. Not even a little bit. I apologize for what you are about to see. . . Remnants [...]

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There’s No More Worthwhile Cause to Run For Than This One

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It's more than a problem, it's more than a scandal. And it's happening within many of the cities and towns we all call home here in the United States, hidden from view and yet everywhere. Human trafficking for sex and forced labor has enslaved millions of people worldwide -- some 27 million and even some [...]

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Why I Run: Jill Freed, 37

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Runner: Jill Freed, 37 Years running: 5 years Hometown: Fort Wayne, IN 1) What’s your favorite distance? Half marathon is probably the sweet-spot.  It’s long enough to feel a large sense of achievement, but you’re not killing yourself like you do in a 5k.  But my heart lies with the marathon.  There’s something about running [...]

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