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I have a tradition of running several miles in the early hours of Thanksgiving morning before running in the Ashburn Farm Thanksgiving Day 5K; however, this year Mother Nature had other plans.  It snowed most of the day on Wednesday, and even though the main roads were fine, the side roads and trails were still […]


“Come Back Here Turkey, I Just Want To Talk!”

Yesterday’s race was the first time ever that I had a DNF (did not finish)…  It was for a very good reason though, and if you stay with me for a few minutes, you’ll see why! Last week Bill and I signed up for the 20th Annual Ashburn Farm 10K, a race that we’ve run […]


2012, 2010, 1999, And 1997 Ashburn Farm 10K And 5K Race Recaps

Since today is packet pick-up for the Ashburn Farm Thanksgiving Day 2K/5K/10K, I thought I’d write a recap of the previous years that Bill and I have run in this local Thanksgiving morning turkey trot.  We estimate that we’ve run the race about 10-15 times, and some of our friends have run it every year.   […]

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