Is it weird that I love to read about running? From Runner’s World to Running with the Buffaloes to my new ultra running guides- I like it all. I love to read the stories of the great athletes in our sport, to experience running through their eyes. I like to see what’s new in gear, like to hear about all kinds of races, and read … Continue reading Running Books: The genre that has it all!
I know we don’t know each other that well, so you’ll have to take my word for it when I say I’m not usually a quitter. I stick with things I start as long as it makes sense to do so. Then again, I’m also smart enough to know when to cut my losses. That being said, I have a confession to make. I don’t … Continue reading Well, hello sanity. Fancy meeting you here.
Ok, so remember how I was going to give this new training philosophy a chance? I’m 3 days in now, and I have gone from, “I’ll give it 9 months” to “I’ll give it one month and IF I see some progress I’ll consider going for four.” Because it’s hard to go slow. And I mean slooooooooooooooooooow. Really slow. Like 3-4 minutes slower than my … Continue reading 3 days in
It feels great to ride the wave of my runner’s high from Ragnar. I feel like I can accomplish anything, like I am run-vincible. After coming back from the dead in the middle of the night, to run a great 9.1, I feel like I have reached a new place. I can dig down deep and find strength I never knew existed. I can … Continue reading It’s good to be high