Category Archives: Fun Runs

Central Illinois Fun Run

I grew up amongst the corn and soybean fields of Central Illinois, and this past Sunday included a 10-mile fun run around Lake Mattoon, just outside of Neoga, IL, which is about 12 miles from my childhood home in Mattoon. Ten miles … Continue reading

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Central Park in Winter and Other Musings

Two weeks ago, I treated myself to a birthday run through Central Park. I’d been looking forward to it, and even though I’d had one too many celebratory, happy-birthday-to-me drinks that weekend, I headed out. Central Park in winter, is, well…. ugly. I … Continue reading

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Eve Fest 5k, Columbia MO 12.31.13

A warm spell – nearly 40 degrees – and relatively sunny skies greeted us for this New Year’s Eve 5k. Held each NYE, at 4 p.m. outside Cycle Extreme in downtown CoMo, this 5k takes us through a part of … Continue reading

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Where Did 2012 Go?!

I’ve been feeling sort of blue the past few weeks when it comes to running because well, I haven’t been running very consistently, and I’ve been eating my weight in crap food since Halloween. And then it was the Christmas … Continue reading

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