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Harold L. Shaw
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Yes, yet another new blog from the guy who just cannot just stick with the same blog - how many have you started now Harold? Probably too many, but... Guess what - I really do not care, my reasons ...
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A bit of a naïve rant, but I wonder if I am the only one that feels this way. New blog post What Are Brands Doing to MY Running Shoes http://runnah.com/2014/04/11/what-are-brands-doing-to-my-running-shoes/
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A bit of a naïve rant, but I wonder if I am the only one that feels this way. New blog post What Are Brands Doing to MY Running Shoes http://runnah.com/2014/04/11/what-are-brands-doing-to-my-running-shoes/
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First 15.0 Miler in the Books This Year and 1st real run in Brooks Launch - RunLog 4-10-14 http://runnah.com/2014/04/10/first-15-0-miler-in-the-books-this-year-runlog-4-10-14/ #runchat #brooksrunning #runhappy
Yep, I did 15.12 miles today and I did them in the Brooks Launch. This was really my first run in these shoes, I don't consider my 1+ mile yesterday a real good sign of how a pair of shoes will do....
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I have had my TomTom GPS Runner Watch for a couple of weeks now and for the most part I am impressed with how well it works  for me and does what I want from a GPS watch. Getting a new GPS watch se...
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New blog post -- The Running Shoe Pendulum Is Necessary#running #runners http://runnah.com/2014/02/12/the-running-shoe-pendulum-is-necessary/
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You know something. I just want to run. I really don't give a rat's ass about all the other stuff I am supposed to do to be a better runner: I don't want to lift weights, I don't want to ride a bik...
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Thanks for that article +Harold L. Shaw. I was saying the same thing to someone just this weekend after they advised me that I needed to go to the gym to become better at running. I thought "hang on...what?". 

I'm glad it's just not just me :)
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http://haroldlshaw.com/2014/09/14/welcome-to-harolds-running-chronicles/  My new running blog - please check it out 
Yes, yet another new blog from the guy who just cannot just stick with the same blog - how many have you started now Harold? Probably too many, but... Guess what - I really do not care, my reasons ...
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First 15.0 Miler in the Books This Year and 1st real run in Brooks Launch - RunLog 4-10-14 http://runnah.com/2014/04/10/first-15-0-miler-in-the-books-this-year-runlog-4-10-14/ #runchat #brooksrunning #runhappy
Yep, I did 15.12 miles today and I did them in the Brooks Launch. This was really my first run in these shoes, I don't consider my 1+ mile yesterday a real good sign of how a pair of shoes will do....
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usually a good sign that you can take brand new shoes for 15 miles out-of-the-box...then again, finicky feet can trick you. i joke that i can wear shoes until they're falling apart and still not know if i like'em or not. 
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I have had my TomTom GPS Runner Watch for a couple of weeks now and for the most part I am impressed with how well it works  for me and does what I want from a GPS watch. Getting a new GPS watch se...
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I have had my TomTom GPS Runner Watch for a couple of weeks now and for the most part I am impressed with how well it works  for me and does what I want from a GPS watch. Getting a new GPS watch se...
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New blog post -- The Running Shoe Pendulum Is Necessary#running #runners http://runnah.com/2014/02/12/the-running-shoe-pendulum-is-necessary/
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Retired and Blogging a LOT
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Blogging, using Social Media, Teacher, Training, Administrator,
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  • Retired
    Writer, 2013 - present
    Doing things that I love and learning new stuff as I go along.
  • Blogger-A Veteran Runnah,
    Writer/Blogger, 2011 - 2013
    Creator and Owner of the blog A Veteran Runnah (http://vetrunnah.com) Projects: - Anthem Real Health Contributor - Fitfluential Ambassador - Member, Team RWB - Member, Central Maine Striders - Swiftwick Blog Ambassador (Dec 2012 ending March 2013)
  • MSAD 49 - Lawrence Junior High School
    Special Education Teacher, 2009 - 2011
  • Maine Commission for Community Service
    State AmeriCorps Grant & Program Officer, 2008 - 2009
  • Good-Will Hinckley - Averill High School & Glenn Stratton Learning Center
    Special Education Teacher, 2000 - 2008
  • U.S. Coast Guard
    SA-CWO3(PERS), 1975 - 1996
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I will not go quietly into the night.
Introduction

I can be a cantankerous old fart, who loves to run, hates getting older and is working hard as hell to get better as a runner. Yes, I have opinions about what I like and don’t like, am rather blunt about things, someone who can laugh at himself and has a definite running shoe problem.

Disclaimer: I do things my own way, so don't do things the same way that I do, they might not work the same for you. You are personally responsible for the things you do or try.

Bragging rights
Survived being a Coastie, Special Education teacher, AmeriCorps Grants & Program Officer and finished a marathon - I know which was more difficult, which one do you think? :-)
Education
  • Excelsior College
    Liberal Arts
  • Nokomis Regional High School
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