For Our Friends and Family in Boston

Why Do We Run?  And when I say “run” I’m including all those who train in this sport whether using our feet or using our hands… We run because we can.  We run because we love the experience of accomplishments.  We run because we overcome our fears.  We run because we love hanging with our friends.  We run as an exhilarating expression of our...

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2013 Dallas Rock n Roll Half Marathon Photos

Well, I managed to get some pics of a bunch of my running buddies on this cold day in March.  The rest were running so fast that I missed my chance to capture their image.  I guess the wind was getting them moving so speedily. Click on a photo for a larger view.  Please comment on any of the shots you like and share this with your friends. Congrats to all the...

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Photos from Loop-the-Lake 2012

Picture the temperature a balmy 38 degrees with on again off again rain drizzles.  Such was the scene on December 31, 2012 at our 9th annual Loop-the-Lake fun run.  Of course, that didn’t stop those dedicated runners from coming out and running 9 plus miles around White Rock Lake.  Here are some photos we took capturing all the fun. Thanks to everyone for you...

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Why We Started Loop-the-Lake New Year’s Eve Run

Yesterday, I ran 9 miles around White Rock Lake in Dallas.  I had a few friends tag along and we had fun discussions and great laughter.  Much of our time, believe it or not, was centered around talking about running and food and general ideas on health.  We spent some amount of time talking about how we raise our children.  We acknowledged our...

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Got Rid of Plantar Fasciitis Forever?

The worst injury I’ve ever experienced has now been gone for nearly a year.  My running life has changed so much since then.  I used to over compensate my stride, limp every morning or after sitting for long periods and I had just general discomfort while running. That time has passed and now I’ve learned a lot about how to treat and maybe prevent...

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Great iPhone Running Apps

So, theHardRunner is heading to Corning, NY for my 14th marathon.  Before I go I wanted to offer a bit of reading material that may even prove useful.  I thought it would be nice to share my favorite iPhone apps for runners.  Enjoy!    The iPhone 5 – I think it’s growing on us.        The iPhone 4 and 4S – Idk,...

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