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When We Were Fast II: Running with Dave Reed and the high school guys at The Boardwalk

All my most vivid memories of running workouts are summer ones. One workout our club did every summer Wednesday evening in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s was our boardwalk 8-mile tempo run. Unlike our track workouts, which started at … Continue reading

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George Gluppe’s Bio: Fast times and good times

Early years George Gluppe was born in the small city of Hawkesbury, Ontario, in 1933. His father worked in the local paper mill—when he could. It was the Depression and times were tough. The family home had no indoor plumbing … Continue reading

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A PW for 800m–a warning sign? Olympic Training Log April 16-22

How could a person fit enough to run 32:14 for 10K run the pedestrian time of 2:19.4 in an 800m? Was this a warning sign that my chronic injuries and hard training were doing me in? Actually, no. If you look … Continue reading

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Leadership in running: coaching winning individuals and teams

This post is about my lifetime running coach, George Gluppe. The idea for writing this post was provoked by questions from one of my blog readers, Gina Pinsonnault. She is doing masters degree research on leadership in both team and individual … Continue reading

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