Tag Archives: masters running

Still friends, but not neighbours: saying goodbye to Doug Alward

I recently had to say goodbye to one of my close friends. Doug has been a challenging training partner and a loyal friend to me for over 20 years. He has moved to Penticton where his father and many other … Continue reading

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Afterward: Running after the Olympics

I never again ran a faster 10K than my Olympic time of 32:14. My heel bursitis was a serious chronic injury that sidelined me for most of 1989. The following year, I was running well again, but Paul and I decided to … 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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