Category Archives: The Sporting Life

My First 5K Race!

NAMI 5K – October 15th, 2011 I took up running in the Summer of 2011 as a way of cross-training to offset all the road biking that I had been doing.  I initially did not enjoy running as much as biking, … Continue reading

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A Personal Milestone – 50 Miles In One Day

The 50 Mile Journey On September 2nd, 2011 I achieved a biking milestone, in which I completed 50 miles of peddling in temperatures that reached almost 100 degrees by the end of the ride, but yet I felt great and never … Continue reading

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Kayaking in The Memphis Harbor

Harboring A Deep Secret – Kayaking in The Memphis Harbor! In June, 2011 I did a Saturday morning kayak trip by myself in the Memphis harbor.  It was quite fun, because I was able to paddle out in the harbor … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Summer Vacation

How many times have we heard that perpetual joke about the kid who wrote an essay about what they did on their summer vacation?   Well, I just had a great summer vacation and it wasn’t even summer yet!  I just … Continue reading

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The Go-Anywhere Kayak

Just yesterday I finally bought a kayak, having looked at them for months.  I have kayaked several times in the past year, and always enjoyed it tremendously.  The freedom and sense of independence that it offers is only equal to … Continue reading

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Golden Boy Is Down!

Golden Boy Is Down!  Who’s Golden Boy?  Well, that’s what I call my gold-colored road bike, which I ‘rescued’ from the Disabled American Veterans about four years ago. I go on my morning bike ride each day starting as early … Continue reading

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The Greenway – So Many Trails, So Little Time

GREENWAY EXPANDS!  Memphians, Take Note! The Greenway Phase 2 opened on Novpember 30th, 2010, allowing more opportunities to bike, walk, run, and otherwise enjoy more of the Wolf River and it’s surroundings.  This extra stretch of bridges and path connects … Continue reading

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