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A runner is born. The wee one tried running, loved it. (Let’s be careful!)

Running is something kids do when they play. Why not run for fun and exercise? (flickr.com, lulumon athletica, creative commons license)

Sometimes when the BF’s daughter is with him for the weekend, we trade off when it comes to our work outs. I’ll work out Saturday, and he’ll work out Sunday, for instance.

Well, today, since it was his turn and he wanted to do a long ride, I took the wee one to family swim at the gym for a couple of hours. Then, she wanted to go for a run, she said. Continue reading

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Sprint triathlon = something good to focus on

Being a triathlete is bad-ass. I want to join those ranks. (credit: klaus, flickr.com)

On this, the morning of what I hope is my last podiatrist appointment until I have a head full of gray hair, I told my trainer: “I have a new goal… I want to do a triathlon,  a sprint triathlon.”

“Your goal,” he kindly but sternly said, “should be to have two shoes.” Continue reading

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