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Hometown Pride: Green Circle Trail

The Green Circle Trail is accessible about a half-mile from my house. From their I can run, walk and bike throughout my hometown, Stevens Point. The Green Circle Trail is a great community treasure. Come visit or relocate to central Wisconsin.

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Summer Reading and Reflections

Reading and running are my top two hobbies. I find both of them relaxing and refreshing. I also get a recharge or energy boost and many ideas come to me while doing both. Today I had a fantastic run in Wausau, Wisconsin – an out and back from the soccer fields to and through downtown. […]

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Race Report: EMS Week 2016 10K #EMSVRC

The EMS Appreciation Week 2016 5K/10K is a virtual running race hosted by the Virtual Running Club during EMS Week with a portion of each registration fee going to the National EMS Memorial Foundation. (read about the race on EMS1) I ran my 10K, which can be run any time during EMS week for medal eligibility, this […]

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Two Runs Two Oceans

In late March I ran to a beach on the Gulf of Mexico. This morning I ran from a hotel near LAX to a beach on the Pacific Ocean. When I travel I try to run to specific points of interest.

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EMS Week 5K and 10K #EMSVRC

Join me for an EMS Week 5K or 10K virtual run. The organizers  promise “A portion of each registration will go to support the National EMS Memorial Foundation.” Registration is open up to EMS Week, but if you register by April 24 you will get a shirt in time for race week. When you register […]

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Showing Support for Health, Fitness, and Arts

In our off time we can share with and support others, especially other EMS providers. Do you have time, talent, and treasure you can share? Treasure Consider joining me in making a contribution the American Cancer Society Relay for Life on behalf of Jeff (@JEFF_EMT) Armstrong. Back the Frequent Flyers and Jakes Firefighters Comic Kickstarter. I […]

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Stop and smell the little purple flowers

As quickly as possible because there is lots to be done. Our Sunday dash, making the most of the good weather: Washing windows and screens Placing rain barrels 5 mile run Several dog walks Cleaning the grill Cooking burgers Laundry Vacuuming All sorts of cleaning A bit of cleaning Watching NHL playoff hockey … Go […]

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EMS World Expo 2015

The largest EMS conference in North America officially opens this morning. I arrived Tuesday to begin the EMS1 special coverage of the event. If you are at EMS World Expo I hope you will say hello or maybe join me for an early morning run on the strip Friday. Here is @gfriese getting his next […]

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Health and Wellness

Measure Distance with Google Maps

From any location, right click and select, “Measure Distance”

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Health and Wellness

Race Day: 2014 Bellin 10K

In about an hour I cross the start line for the Bellin 10K. The Bellin has become an annual event for me (2013, 2012, 2011 race reports). This year’s race will be a little different. Instead of starting in the first corral and chasing the fast runners to stay with the back of the front […]