Exploring the Cape Cod Rail Trail

Taking advantage of optimal weather while we were out on Cape Cod, Ellie and I set out to conquer the Cape Cod Rail Trail this past week. The rail trail is probably the single greatest feature of Cape Cod—aside from the miles of beautiful sandy beaches, of course. Nearly uninterrupted, this well-maintained paved path [...]

New Server, New Name!

Welcome to Bog Manners! After nearly ten years and 1,156 posts, we are officially retiring the 2 Fat Nerds name and brand. But do not despair! We aren't going anywhere—in fact, our plan is to be posting a bit more regularly, with a wider variety of content to come.   So, the big question: Why the [...]

To Train, or Not To Train at Race Distance?

I came across an interesting tweet from Hal Higdon, a juggernaut in the sport of running. Famous for both his writing at Runners World, coaching, as well as racing in the sport himself. I thought i'd share it here, as well as my own experiences at the half-marathon distance. https://twitter.com/higdonmarathon/status/1092497529520959489 To summarize - he is [...]

Lake Effect 1, Buffalo 0. Home Gym to the Rescue!

I love Buffalo at the end of January. The Lake Erie monster knocks on our door step, making everyone rush home from work early and grab a six-pack of their favorite beer. Our local politicans even instruct our city's residents on how much to buy, based on the late Mayor Jimmy Griffin. Winter arrives tonight. [...]

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