The Errandonnee: Ride or Run and Get Stuff Done

Hey winter, stop bossing me around. It’s time for a March challenge designed for the utility cyclist and transportation runner with errands to do, even during cold winter days– the Errandonnee! Continue reading “The Errandonnee: Ride or Run and Get Stuff Done”

RunDC: 12 Months of Running in Washington, D.C.

I am on my way to Kindergarten. My mom has packed my lunch for me. I stuff it in my backpack, shrug on my coat, and point my two little feet toward school. It’s three blocks away– three country blocks and I have five-year-old legs, but still… it’s three blocks. And I have 30 minutes to walk these three blocks, so it should be no problem to arrive well before circle time. One would think.

Despite an ample time cushion, I was a chronically late Kindergartener. The 8:30 a.m. bell sounded, and I was still winding my way to the school’s front doors. Fifteen or twenty minutes later, I would saunter into class.

Every day I took the same route to school, but the outdoors always had ways of luring me away from my scholastic endeavors. School’s sameness bored me, but my walking route did not. Continue reading “RunDC: 12 Months of Running in Washington, D.C.”

Run Commute Days

Morning run
Morning run commute

With the 2014 brevets completed, I turned to running.
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Valentine’s Day Run-Commute, in Photos

Jump by Benjamin Banneker Park

 

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Winter Days and Snowmen in Washington, D.C.

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Washington, D.C., generally does not see much winter weather. Most years we are only subjected to enough cold days and snowflakes to give us the sense that we live in a land of four seasons.

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