Monthly Archive: January, 2013

Day #21: Run to Her!

Advice my coach gave to me at our first workout I realized the other day that I neglected to talk about my very influential high school coach in both the newly launched “A… Continue reading

Day #20: Running Late

Last night, I accomplished a goal of mine. I left the house at 9:30p.m. and ran my favorite course in the moonlight. I told my brother-in-law about the run this afternoon, and he… Continue reading

Day #19: Slow Down to Speed Up

I have been researching the current running podcasts in the last few weeks – in light of the launch of my own new podcast “A Runner’s Podcast.” The most informative and scientific podcast… Continue reading

Day #18: A Runner’s Podcast is Live!

I am excited to announce that the podcast which accompanies the Run5KaDay blog is up and running. Episode 1 of “A Runner’s Podcast” is ready for you to have a listen. Lace up your shoes, put… Continue reading

Day #17: TV

I have been known to be a news junkie, it is true. My wife would most definitely still call me this to my face today. I confess that during the 2012 US Presidential… Continue reading

Day #16: The Ingredients of Greatness

It has been said that the 2 ingredients for a great runner are hubris and humility. According to Wikipedia, hubris means “extreme pride or arrogance; an overestimation of one’s competence or capabilities.” Humility,… Continue reading

Day #15: Listening

Do you listen to anything when you run? What do you listen to? Are you an only-music runner or an only-spoken voice runner — or can you not imagine listening to spoken word… Continue reading

Day #14: “Distance-doping”

On day #11, we discussed “turn-doping” – running long around the turns in training in order to bank brawn and grit and fitness. Today, let’s talk about doing the same with pure distance.… Continue reading

Day #13: “I wanna quit!”

It’s run through all of our heads: “I can’t run another step. I cannot get up with my alarm and hit the roads during the only opening in my schedule today. I cannot… Continue reading

Day #12: Core Strength – throw some push-ups, sit-ups and high rep curls into your running mix

Ever since I lost a year of my running life to a partial achilles tear – an injury which stopped me in my tracks after running every day for over 3 consecutive years… Continue reading