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A Tale of Two Halves: The Philadelphia Marathon

“The Marathon Will Humble You.” -Bill Rodgers I’ve written about this before, but I believe that in many ways diabetes and distance running are similar. Both take dedication and commitment to manage well. Both can be quite difficult. And both … Continue reading

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I’m back, but I wish I weren’t!

I’m sure many of you have found yourself asking recently, “Huh, I wonder where that runningwithinsulin guy has been?” Wonder no longer! The truth is that I’ve been away in the wilderness of Montana. As some of you may know, … Continue reading

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Getting Started

I truly believe that an active, healthy lifestyle is critical to a happier and more fulfilling life. That’s for everyone. For a diabetic the benefits can be much more immediate and much less philosophical. Even after a short walk you … Continue reading

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Why we run.

I have a good friend named Ed. While both of us are fairly healthy, active people we go about it in very different ways. Ed is a power lifter. When I try and imagine lifting the absurd amounts of weight … Continue reading

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Running Naked

No, I don’t mean running with no clothes. I mean really, who thinks that’s a good idea? All your floppy bits… flopping. It just sounds uncomfortable (though a brief nekkid jog around the house never hurt anyone). And as a … Continue reading

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It’s A Trap!

As we embark upon any challenge there are pitfalls and traps that we should attempt to avoid if we wish to attain success. Marathon training, and running in general, have more than their fair share; probably far more than I … Continue reading

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Trails.

First things first: Go Watch This Right Now. I love running. I’ll run nearly anywhere. I’ve even mentioned before how much I enjoy running through new cities as a way to see them. That having been said, I find myself … Continue reading

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Better Than Naked

Okay okay… Get your mind out of the gutter. I am of course referring to the Better Than Naked line of apparel from The North Face. Specifically in this case, to their running shorts. I should start by saying that … Continue reading

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Running with IN

My friend Brennan tweeted this earlier: All upcoming races for @runwithinsulin are @IN_Revolution events, I like it! http://t.co/pP0kHSjFJk — Brennan Cassidy (@BrennanCassidy) June 12, 2013 That got me thinking. Since November I have done the following races: Philly Marathon (with … Continue reading

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