Monthly Archives: August 2010

Contemplating the Feet

Guest Post by Rebekah Goldstein-Hawes of Harmony Healing Arts Center in Shepherdstown WV Feet are our first point of contact with the Earth; the beginning of the support system for our entire structure. As they push against the ground our … Continue reading

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More Thought And Less Care

Nearly 20 years ago I entered Family Medicine with a vision of shaping healthier individuals and communities.  Over this time our disease based health care has devolved into a complex, disjointed, horribly expensive, and by current evidence often dangerous mix … Continue reading

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Running The 2009 JFK 50 Mile Run In Memory Of A Friend

My friend Phil Hill passed away 2 days before the 47th JFK 50 Mile Run, the oldest and largest ultramarathon in the Country. Phil died of Heart Failure.  In 1979, Phil completed the Pittsburgh marathon on his 57th birthday, six … Continue reading

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JFK 50 Miler Blog 2008

Most citizens of Shepherdstown awoke Saturday morning Nov 22, saw the wind and the mercury at 20 degrees, wisely stayed in bed or brewed some more coffee, unaware that in their backyard the oldest and largest ultramarathon was taking place- … Continue reading

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Family running

John F. Kennedy in 1961 Conference of Physical Fitness and Youth stated this memorable quote: “We do not want in the United States a nation of spectators. We want a nation of participants in the vigorous life. This is not … Continue reading

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