Perkiomen Trail

Our first stop after emptying our house prior to settlement and moving into our RV full-time was the 2017 Philadelphia Folk Festival near Schwenksville, PA, which gave me another opportunity to run the upper sections of the Perkiomen Trail in Montgomery County (southeastern Pennsylvania). Farm field camping at the 2017 Philadelphia Folk Festival I have …

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Starting Anew

It’s been a while since my last blog post, but I expect to be posting more regularly now that my wife and I have made some dramatic life-style changes. We sold our “brick-and-stick” home, and we are now traveling full-time in our 5th-wheel RV. Our goals include visiting as many national and state parks as …

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Breaking the Blog Jam

Time to get back to my blog. It's been far too long since I last posted, and a lot has transpired since so this will be a catch-up post. I'll try to be brief. October, 2015 — Appalachian Series Report Here is my flickr album from the series: https://www.flickr.com/gp/dolton/45y15B. This was my second complete Mainly Marathons …

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Appalachia Bound

Heading south! Today I finished my last long training run, and, except for a few short maintenance runs and some last minute travel preparations, we are almost ready to pile into the RV and head for the first two races in Bluefield, WV and VA (it straddles the border). I will be doing all 7 …

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Just Starting Can Be the Hardest Part

You never know how a training run is going to turn out. And the way you feel before you start running is never a good predictor. Often, you can feel lousy before starting your run, then wind up with a fantastic training run. Today was like that. I've been struggling with one injury after another …

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Sweet Relief!

Today was a huge relief for me -- finally, a successful training run after more than a month of injury! Most runners have to contend with a nagging injury from time to time, and sometimes an injury flat out shuts you down. I missed most of my training in August due to a badly inflamed SI joint. …

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Survey Sez…

More than 50 took the survey to crowdsource the sayings on the back of my race shirts. Here are the top results: 45.1% My Cross Training: Running the Other Direction* 39.2% Former Record Holder... Now I Listen to MP3s 37.3% If Found Along the Course Please Return to Finish Line 35.3% If I Can, You Can; …

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