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Races – Going Twice the Distance, I Ran the Salem 10K

This is a blog about running 5Ks, and as I wrote early on, that is my preferred distance. But this past weekend, I went twice the distance when I ran the Salem 10K. But why? Well, because it was part … Continue reading

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Races — Cambridge 5K Yulefest: 2016’s Last Race Was A Little Colder, A Little Slower

Every runner’s times will go up and down, but comparing my Turkey Trot time to my Cambridge 5K Yulefest time, things seem to be holding steady. Below is my time from today’s race. The average pace was 8:41 per mile, … Continue reading

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Races — The Cambridge Half Marathon, A New Experience for This Runner

The first ever Cambridge half marathon was a new experience for this runner. Wait, you don’t actually think I ran that far, do you? No, for this race I was a volunteer for the organizers. Every race has a ton … Continue reading

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Races: Thirty Seconds Faster to Freedom

Today was the Cambridge 5K Race Series Freedom run. It was a relatively flat, fast course through Cambridge, Mass., starting at the Cambridgeside Galleria Mall. The course was the same over the past two years, and I am happy to … Continue reading

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Races: What Do I Do With All These Shirts?

One of the perks of running races are the free tee shirts, but if you do enough of them, the shirts can pile up pretty fast. Here is a picture of my pile of race shirts. There are 35 of … Continue reading

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Races: Cambridge 5K Freedom Run, A Little Training Goes a Long Way

Sunday morning (June 7) I ran the Cambridge 5K Freedom Run, and I am happy to say that my times have started to go back down a little bit. Looking over my results, it is the best time of 2015, … Continue reading

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Races: Cambridge 5K Craicfest — Faster Than I Would Have Thought

My first March race is in the books. Today I ran the Cambridge 5K Craicfest race. This was a flat, fast course through Cambridge,  Mass. Eddie O’Connor and his team at Cambridge 5k always put on well-organized races. The races … Continue reading

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Race Plans and Results (2014/2015)

For runners formal races provide the opportunity to focus training, set goals, and be part of a running community. Whether the goal is to finish a race, get in better shape, or compete, organized races can bring additional elements of … Continue reading

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