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Dec 8, 2012

I'm in Running Times!

10 miles on the schedule this morning.  We decided to run on the Macomb Orchard Trail and just do a 5 mile out and back route.  It was cold and it was raining but it's done.  We only saw about 3 people out there.  Actually it was pouring on the way over to the start but by the time we got there to start running it was just a sprinkle so it wasn't as bad as it could have been.  While I don't enjoy running in the cold rain, it's a good exercise to do to build your mental strength in case it rains at your race.

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January/February 2013 issue
For those of you that subscribe to Running Times, I sent a letter to the editor about an article in last months issue.  I got home last night and saw that I had Running Times and Runner's World waiting for me to read but I had not gotten to them yet.  I got a tweet from a local runner that I have gotten to know(you can follow her on twitter here: @reidphotography).  She said I was in Running Times!

Holy cow!  How awesome is that?  I thought it was very neat to see my response to the article in print.  I guess editors do listen to their readers -- well, at least Running Times does.  Here's what I wrote:
Running Times letter to editors
If you want to read the article I commented on, go to the November/December 2012 issue of Running Times.  If you are not a subscriber, become one.  It's a great magazine for runners - especially runners that have been running for awhile.

Have a great day and....Keep Running!!!!

8 comments:

  1. Great comment and cool! Running Times is high class. Runner's World keeps begging to put me on the cover, but I'm holding out for Running Times. (plus, I just don't have those abs they usually feature. Maybe if they have a 'hairy runner guy with middle-aged man gut' issue, I'll be featured.)

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  2. I think your strong "Debbie Downer" line got this printed. :) Good job and I agree.

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  3. I remember reading that article... thinking a lot along the lines of what you wrote. Unfortunately, around my town, everyone and every charity wants to host a 5k - many stink and don't care about the runner operations. I've learned thru the yrs which one are run by runners... more importantly, which ones are not.

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  4. Ha! That is awesome!! Great point Jeff!

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  5. Cool that you are in the magazine! Plus, I totally agree with your comment.

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  6. Very cool and a great comment too.

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