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Born To Plod

Born To Plod
Accomplished ultra-marathon runner. Gazelle-like sprinter. Writer of a blog that hardly ever goes off at random tangents. None of these statements apply to Jay, who (happily) still feels like a beginner despite having starting running a year ago.
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