Category Archives: Running

Misty Morning Run

I ran up to an overlook near Garden of the Gods this morning.  It was very misty.  The view was awesome, the photos don’t do it justice.

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Running, Riding, and Cyclocross

Just finished watching yesterday’s World Cup Cyclocross race which was won by Kevin Pauwels in a dramatic last lap acceleration that dropped Lars Van De Haar.  American Jeremy Powers had a great race and finished 16th, which may not sound that … Continue reading

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Owl Bluff Run Turkey Fight

Yesterday morning I got the desire to go trail running.  I’ve been exploring the Lusk Creek Wilderness Area lately and there was a point of interest there I had yet to find called Owl Bluff. Memorial weekend is a big … Continue reading

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Lusk Creek Puddle Run

Yesterday it was raining, and around 50 degrees.  I had the day off and was aching to get outside and do something.  Eli ran a loop to a place called Secret Canyon a couple weeks ago, while Shauna and I … Continue reading

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The Illinois River to River Relay

(Ed. Note:  The following is written by my friend Shon Hargis who I hired to produce a piece about his experience in the River to River Relay, Southern Illinois’ Premier Endurance Event.  He will be paid with a lifetime subscription … Continue reading

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2012 in review and “bird nerds”

Wow, 2012… Well the world didn’t end, so I guess I need to wrap up the blog for the year.  I’ve always strived to keep the blog positive, and I have a lot of positive things to say about 2012, … Continue reading

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A successful day

Its Saturday and there was no East Side mountain bike ride due to steady rain for the last few days.  I could have slept in and enjoyed a relaxing day… relaxing?  No my friends, today was no day for relaxing it was a … Continue reading

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