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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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Sharks and Minnows
Photo and cropping job courtesy of Marathon Foto When I pictured myself running the Boston Marathon, it was cruising downhill on a crisp, but sunny spring New England day. A couple weeks out, the weather forecast called for rain, and a 15 MPH wind from the ...
Sharks and Minnows
Sharks and Minnows
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Special Places
Special Places
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Special Places
The house on Rios wasn’t much of a house at all. It was a brown duplex, a long rectangle built from two squares, and I lived in the back one. It smelled like old, cheap beer and stale cigarette smoke. Most of the smell was from us, but some of it was from t...
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Special Places
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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...
One Immigrant
One Immigrant
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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...
Crossing Paths
Crossing Paths
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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. ...
Learning How to Run
Learning How to Run
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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. ...
Learning How to Run
Learning How to Run
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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...
10 Things I Love About Trail Running
10 Things I Love About Trail Running
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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...
Getting High With My Kids
Getting High With My Kids
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