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Tweet The escalator at the Pentagon Metro station is broken. This is not, in and of itself, unusual for Metro. Lots of escalators are broken now. One of the entrances to the Dupont station is entirely closed for escalator work. The system is kind of a disaster. But three years ago, it was in slightly

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Tweet Though I’ve been running off and on since my college days, I didn’t really consider myself a runner until the past two years. I was a person who ran, but I did it because it was an efficient way of keeping in shape, not out of any love for running. Obviously, that’s changed a

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m not entirely convinced that I am really the sort of person who runs marathons. I’m still not sure I’m the sort of person who runs half-marathons either, but since I’m approaching #4, the available evidence suggests that I must indeed be that sort of person.

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Tweet Long journeys start with one step, they say. I guess I’ve taken the first one now, signing up with Team in Training to compete in the St. Anthony’s Triathlon in St. Petersburg, Florida. It’s terrifying, and exhilerating, and I’m not sure exactly how I feel beyond that. Excited, I guess. Intimidated. I’ve never done

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