29 Aug '13, 7pm

Not sure if you're a runner? Take a look at your laundry. @NewbieChronicle explains why:

hanging on the wall next to my desk that I received after giving a keynote speech following the release of my first book. The tag on the lanyard reads, "Marc Parent, Published Author." I hung it up years ago because it was funny to me in the same way as a tag for an architect that might say, "Architect, Of Buildings You Can Actually Walk Into" or a lawyer's that reads, "Attorney, Who Argues Cases in Real Courtrooms and Not Just in Front of Mirrors," or, "Pianist, Who Plays Numerous Pieces You Might Actually Like to Hear." Several published books later, the lanyard still hangs on the wall not because it's funny anymore but because I still have days when I need definitive evidence that I'm actually doing what I've actually been doing for most of my life. One of the most surprising things I learned about running when I started was that you didn't need to earn a lanyard with a...

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