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    americasgreatoutdoors:

The view from Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park was not too bad last Friday.Photo: National Park Service

    americasgreatoutdoors:

    The view from Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park was not too bad last Friday.

    Photo: National Park Service

    — 20 hours ago with 447 notes
    nicerunningday:

Shalane Flanagan PRed at Boston, 2h22’2”
via oregonlive.com

    nicerunningday:

    Shalane Flanagan PRed at Boston, 2h22’2”

    via oregonlive.com

    (via sweat-and-scars)

    — 1 day ago with 344 notes
    Eight and a half

    Eight and a half

    This weekend’s weather was perfect. Saturdaywas 60s, today got up to 75. Sunny with a breeze both days. I originally planned on doing my “long” weekend run then, but Family Things happened, so I ended up running Sunday morning. I hadn’t run that long in many, many months. I headed out with my parents; my mom ran with us the first two miles, then it was just my dad and me for the last 6.5. It was…

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    — 1 day ago
    #running 
    dichotomized:
In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She registered under the gender-neutral name of “K.V. Switzer”. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” however, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire Marathon. These photographs taken of the incident made world headlines.

    dichotomized:

    In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to enter and complete the Boston Marathon as a numbered entry. She registered under the gender-neutral name of “K.V. Switzer”. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” however, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire Marathon. These photographs taken of the incident made world headlines.

    (via rock-the-trails)

    — 1 day ago with 22449 notes

    Just fixed my bike brake (it was loose). It’s just a little thing but I always feel good when I figure things out for myself.

    — 1 day ago with 2 notes
    #handyman's secret weapon 
    Trying to get my paper done early so I can leave sooner

    Only downsides: fewer days of work = less moolah for trip/post-trip money recovery, and lil bro couldn’t drive out with me. Hmmmmm.

    BUT TRIP

    — 1 day ago

    instagram:

    Undaunted, Runners and Spectators Gather for the 2014 Boston Marathon

    For more photos and videos from the 2014 Boston Marathon, browse the #bostonmarathon and #bostonstrong hashtags, explore the Boston Marathon Finish Line location page and follow @bostonmarathon on Instagram.

    More than 35,000 runners and nearly half a million spectators turned out for the 118th annual Boston Marathon today. Despite last year’s bombings at the finish line, top athletes from 91 countries convened in Boston again this year. Family, friends and well-wishers—undeterred by last year’s tragedy—lined the 26.2 mile route from Hopkinton to Boston to cheer and document the event.

    Rita Jeptoo of Kenya, with a time of 2:18:57, took first in the women’s category. With a time of 2:08:37, Meb Keflezighi took first place among men, the first American to do so since 1983.

    RUNNING

    — 1 day ago with 2741 notes
    ran 8.5 on the dirt roads at home yesterday morning.

    The weather was perfect. The first two miles were slower since I was with my mom for them and she’s coming off a heel injury, but the other 6.5 miles (with my dad) averaged 8:30s, which I’ll gladly take. The loop was hilly but they were small hills, so it was a good way to adjust back to it. And by the end my quads were a little tired, but nothing was sore (INCLUDING SHINS, thanks in part to the slow warm-up miles, I think) and I could have done a few more, probably, or gone faster, but I’m still building back up. But I’m feeling gooooood about running again.

    And I did 4 this morning, just at 8:30 pace again to make sure things were loose, and it felt short. Good. 8 miles used to be my short distance, I’d usually make it into a tempo run. Can’t wait to get back completely.

    — 1 day ago with 2 notes
    #running 
    isensearunner:

Lots of Love for Meb and his PR

YAY RUNNING

    isensearunner:

    Lots of Love for Meb and his PR

    YAY RUNNING

    — 1 day ago with 376 notes
    #boston  #meb 
    BREAKING: American Meb Keflezighi wins Boston Marathon

    wordinbox:

    Keflezighi finishes in 2:01:49, holding off Kenyan Wilson Chebet to become the first American man to win since 1983. Earlier, Kenyan Rita Jeptoo won the women’s race in a course record 2:18:57.

    (via thirtytwohundred)

    — 1 day ago with 28 notes
    I want it get home from a run with you and have home be here

    I want it get home from a run with you and have home be here

    (via rockpilgrim)

    — 1 day ago with 1422 notes
    beartreadway:

Upward Trails, April 2014
Bear Treadway

SO SOON

    beartreadway:

    Upward Trails, April 2014

    Bear Treadway

    SO SOON

    — 2 days ago with 57 notes