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40 Years Running

It was the first race I remember running. The Oak Apple Run in downtown Royal Oak, MI, in the summer of 1977. I didn’t run in high school but my freshman year of college I had started running with some friends from the … Continue reading

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Thinking of Races

Sometimes it can be difficult to stay motivated in the dead of winter.  I’ve talked about staying motivated by buying some new winter running gear and that certainly helps. But, nothing is a better motivator than selecting a Spring race … Continue reading

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Solstice Run Was Hilly But Fun

Great Tech shirt from a great event. I will definitely do this race again.  Today was the 2010 Solstice Run in downtown Northville, MI.  I’ve heard of this run for years but never made it a point to try it.  After today, … Continue reading

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Teamwork at the Oak Apple Run

Today was the 33rd annual Oak Apple Run in Royal Oak, MI.  I’ve probably run this 10k about 25 times, including the 1st annual in 1978.  But this is first year I ran as part of a team.  We had … Continue reading

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The First Race of the Season!

   Last Saturday was the 32nd Annual Oak Apple Run in Royal Oak, MI. For many years (about 32) it has been the first race I run each summer.  I’ve missed a few over the years since that first one … Continue reading

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