Redefining Old

Category: Fitness


Urban wildness

This morning when most people in Denver were going to work I took my bike and binoculars and headed out for ride alongside two major freeways to see what other things live among the 682,545+ human inhabitants. I knew there…

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Cycling the Battlefield

We’re celebrating Travel and Tourism Week and Bike Month with this look at an article I wrote for Authentic Texas magazine about my trip to Brownsville, Texas to bicycle on the Palo Alto National Battlefield.  A spitting distance from the…

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#AdventureHopeAndWonder

Spring inspires new beginnings and May is a fine time to start something new.  I’m posting daily features all over our social media with this hashtag, #adventurehopeandwonder, because frankly, sometimes I need a reminder to pursue each one. Here’s a…

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A new home, a new trail, a new challenge

Our path has meandered south again with new challenges to face and hopefully new adventures. Our running and biking habits have to adjust to living in a major metropolitan area again. I used to scold friends who exaggerated their age…

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A Year of Running

 This is a repost from the archives of Beth’s first blog that she wrote in 2008. The photo I took of her during one of our morning runs together is in one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever run…

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remembering favorite running trails, part 3

A running trail through the woods within walking distance of where you live is a true luxury in our urbanized world. Hickory Hill in Iowa City was that place for us, a small piece of woods by some standards, yes,…

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remembering favorite running trails, part 2

This four and a half mile out and back was truly inspirational. Every morning I saw something different, a solitary northern harrier hunting low over the grasses, a pair of ravens, a pair of coyotes, javelina, a herd of pronghorn,…

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my typical run habits

I start thinking as soon as I begin to put my shoes on “are my laces too tight, are they too loose, do I really want to do this, I do but maybe a day off would be good for…

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why do you drink coffee?

I won’t go so far as to say that there is a connection between good coffee and good health but I will say that without a good strong cup before my early morning run I would not have been as…

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worth the effort

Spread out along the southern border of far west Texas is a State Park that has only one paved road that skirts the southern edge along the Rio Grande. If you enter the park near Presidio Texas and the Fort…

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