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The Christmas List: Because Not Everything About Running Has To Suck

So I broke the streak last week and if there's one thing I've learned about myself it's that given the slightest excuse not to run, I will take it. Since breaking the streak I think I've run once. Maybe twice. Either way, it's been to a bunch of Christmas songs because Christmas songs are awesome and because not… »12/22/13 10:00am12/22/13 10:00am

Meet The Guy Who Won The First Ultra Marathon He Ever Ran

Zach Miller is a 25-year-old dude who travels the world while working on a cruise ship. Last week, he won the country's oldest ultramarathon, the JFK 50 Mile, a race he'd never heard of until October and a distance he'd never come close to running before. His time of 5 hours 38 minutes and 53 seconds—in strong… »12/01/13 11:00am12/01/13 11:00am

Running 50 Miles Across Kansas Was Actually Kind Of Awesome

I ran in the Bison 50 Relay race from Topeka to Lawrence, Kansas last weekend. It was 50 miles and surprisingly not the worst thing I've ever done. Next week I'll run a half-marathon in Florida and then, well, I don't know what I'll do. Probably get re-fat on alcohol and seasonal treats for the next two months… »11/03/13 12:55pm11/03/13 12:55pm

Running Uphill Is The Worst, But You Should Probably Still Do It

I am now mere weeks away from some kind of buffalo/cow/large land-mammal-themed relay race in Kansas City and a few weeks more removed from the Wine and Dine half-marathon in Florida. I'm also going on a booze sabbatical. Things are terrible lately. Come, join in the misery and music. Here's the Spotify playlist you… »10/06/13 3:00pm10/06/13 3:00pm

Old People Think Younger Kids Aren't Running Fast Because Of The Wire

Welcome back to Recovering Fatass Soundtrack, where talk about running, music and, this week, how old people are the worst. I went full albums again this week (with some randos sprinkled in to make up the time), which is why I've organized some as "Band, Album." A full album is kind of like an instrumental in that it… »9/22/13 11:15am9/22/13 11:15am