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Author: Mike Cassidy

A proud native of Staten Island, NY, Mike started running in high school, which is another way of saying he was too short for the basketball team. He once finished the NYC Marathon holding hands with Meb Keflezighi. This ranks as his second proudest running moment, after that time he broke 60 for the quarter. When he's not running, Mike is a Scarlet Knight, both because he is pursuing his PhD in Economics at Rutgers and because his pale Irish skin is mightily susceptible to sunburn.

March 16, 2017

The Tale of the Tail: Disregard for the unwritten rule of easy runs and what you can do about it

There are unwritten rules in running and tailgating is one of the worst sins. Here’s how to recognize, address and solve the situation on easy runs.

February 22, 2017

How you ended up on the track team

Hormones, sucking at basketball or a deep all-consuming yearning for acceptance and/or moral superiority may have landed you on the track team.

February 17, 2017

Area Runner Furtively Checks Out Form in Window Reflection

Every mirror or storefront is a chance to check yourself out while running. Mike Cassidy shares a short story.

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