Tag: Australia

Albert Ernest Clifford "Cliff" Young, OAM was an Australian potato farmer and athlete from Beech Forest, Victoria, best known for his unexpected win of the inaugural Sydney to Melbourne Ultramarathon in 1983 at 61 years of age.

I’ve been doing the Cliff Young Ultra Shuffle

In the 2013 movie Cliffy, they must have been faithful to his running gait and pace. And they were! In fact, the Young Shuffle is a thing, also called the Ultra Shuffle.

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Row Vigor popup Indoor Rowing classes in Arlington, Virginia

RowVigor drives me harder than I can myself

I own a Concept2 Model C indoor rower and I love it . . . though I only seem to be using it during official Concept2 Online Challenges. When I am responsible to my virtual team, Team Grotto, or to a challenge certificate and mug, then I put in time on the erg. But other […]

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2016 Four Courts Four Miler produced by Pacers Running. Photo by Brian W. Knight/Swim Bike Run Photo.

In praise of being dead last in a race

As I told you last week, last Saturday I ran the Four Courts Four Miler.  I finished!

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Two muddy laps around Roosevelt Island together

I’m lucky enough to have a girl who wants me to be healthy and fit and also goes on training runs with me, too. So, we jumped into the CRV and headed out to Theodore Roosevelt Island for a couple laps, for about 3 miles, around and around. I quite enjoyed it. We quite enjoyed […]

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Walking: Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:14:08

Home to Costco to work! Activity: Walking Distance: 1.95 mi Duration: 00:51:13 Average Speed: 2.28 mph Average Pace: 26:15 min/mi Calories Burned: 419 Activity Link: http://bit.ly/1TAvE4k Start Time: Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:14:08

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