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Last Saturday saw the running of the Spring Run Off 5K/10K. The race was hosted by Ryan and Christine Welts of Rockhopper Races and had 18 10K runners and 21 5K runners and walkers. Tim Charboneau of Center Conway took first in the 5K with a 20:23. Other local finishers were Sally McMurdo, C…

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I was very excited to run/walk before the rain on Sunday last. I was enjoying the signs of spring when I had to laugh. The most prominent sign of spring I was seeing were pumpkins emerging from the snow. Remember how we had that very early snow, the one we all thought would melt away quickly…

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The Conway Daily Sun recently asked readers if they were in favor of a leash law in Whitaker Woods as proposed by the town of Conway.  The responses were interesting.  I love dogs but I have had a friend knocked down by a dog in Whitaker Woods and another who took a fall skiing when a dog ra…

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On the first day of my winter vacation, I walked 5.6 flat miles in 80-degree temps and believe me, I am not complaining! It was hot, I was actually sweating, I was wearing shorts and a singlet, and it was wonderful. I love any type of winter sport, and I like to walk/run through the winter, …

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Last column I wrote about the many different ways to stay fit this winter, including four events that were happening beginning with Friday Night Lights and finishing with Winter Wild at Black Mountain on Sunday. Little did I know some people were trying to do all four events.

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So, did you make a New Year’s resolution, intention or goal? I do have a running and cycling goal for mileage and have to pick out a marathon to run for the fall. I started Jan. 1 with a Nordic ski, a one-mile walk/run and night skiing (alpine) at King Pine with the family. I always heard th…

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Happy New Year! Not just a new month, but a new year. 2019. Are you making a resolution? How about a goal? I’ve been seeing 26.2 on my average gas mileage in my car this week, so I’m thinking it’s a sign to run another marathon.

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The 11th annual Purity Spring 5K Race at King Pine took place on Nov. 22, one of the coldest Thanksgivings on record. Ninety runners and walkers braved the temps and snow with Andrew Doherty taking first place overall in 21:20 and first place female was Haley Heinrich in 25:25.   

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The 34th annual Turkey Raffle Relay Race was held on Sunday, Nov. 18, and was a huge success. There were eight teams of three with a few “ghost” runners and walkers for the 5K course. The winning team of Team Captain — Kevin Prior, Andrea Leonard and Sara Holtby — took home turkeys for their…