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Dax Ross
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I like to run, I'm not sure from what or where to.
I like to run, I'm not sure from what or where to.

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One Immigrant
This does not have anything to do with running, so if that is the only reason you are here, you may want to check out. There are some things that are just too important to keep quiet about. I married an immigrant. She came to America when she was 9 years ol...
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Crossing Paths
We all have a running trajectory. It can start at different times, and it may be a long, slow bell curve, or a steep, sharp climb and then a dramatic fall. Sometimes the curve stops suddenly and then starts again after 10 or 20 years. My line started as a p...
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Trail Running According to My 9-Year-Old Daughter
The conversation went something like this. Dad, want to go for a run? I don’t know, it’s almost dinner and I’m a little tired. You wrote on your blog that your kids never ask you to run. Did I? I didn’t know you read that. Umm, there’s probably some stuff t...
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Learning How to Run
I set out to write a Father’s Day post about how I get my kids to run with me, how we head out to the trails and how I impart my endless wisdom through tough lessons learned through struggle, overcoming obstacles, and sometimes even pushing through limits. ...
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Learning How to Run
I set out to write a Father’s Day post about how I get my kids to run with me, how we head out to the trails and how I impart my endless wisdom through tough lessons learned through struggle, overcoming obstacles, and sometimes even pushing through limits. ...
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10 Things I Love About Trail Running
I've been injured for what feels like years, but is more like months, and at the moment, I'm feeling completely sentimental and unironic about trail running. I can’t remember the last time I’ve logged a run longer than 15 miles, and while I’m working hard t...
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Getting High With My Kids
Wellman's Divide 5 Tips on Overnight Backpacking with Kids If you’re reading this you probably already realize the benefits of being outside. I try to get out on the trails as much as possible, but when I’m gone, it feels like about half the time I’m out th...
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High Sierra Trail -- Trip Report and Gear List
This is the most beautiful place on Earth. There are many such places. Every man, every woman, carries in heart and mind the image of the ideal place, the right place, the one true home, known or unknown, actual or visionary. — Edward Abbey  The main thing ...
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The 7-Day "I Ain't Doing Shit" Challenge
I had this scratch on my face for about a year and it just wouldn't heal. I finally went to the doctor (after waiting a year, because that's how long it takes to go through the stages from pretending it's nothing to, oh maybe this might be a problem because...
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What My 10-Year-Old Taught Me About Racing
It's nice to be reminded what it means to have fun, to run with a light heart and an energy that can't be contained. My wife, my two youngest kids, and I pulled up on a grey morning to run the Children for Children 5K . The 11-year-old race director, Natash...
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