Monthly Archive: April, 2013

Running & Learning

Running & Learning by Patrick Reed I push forward – as in a marathon itself – through Dr. Sheehan’s headings for his chapters in Running & Being. I am pushing to find my… Continue reading

Running & Playing

Patrick Reed and Luis Escobar after the SLO Marathon 2013 Running & Playing by Patrick Reed How fitting that Dr. George Sheehan’s fifth chapter in Running & Being* is entitled Playing. After all,… Continue reading


Running & Becoming by Patrick Reed I race in just a few hours, so I’ll keep this to the point. Today, I met both Dean Karnazes – the “Ultra-marathon Man” – and Luis… Continue reading

Running & Beginning

Running & Beginning by Patrick Reed When the gun goes off, practicality takes over. The jitters I have been battling and cajoling over the past weeks are suddenly irrelevant, and ALL that matters… Continue reading

Running & Understanding

Running & Understanding by Patrick Reed You may be noticing a pattern in my recent posts. I am following the table of contents of George Sheehan’s Running & Being and writing a post… Continue reading

Running & Discovering

Running & Discovering by Patrick Reed “Out on the roads, there is fitness and self-discovery and the persons we were destined to be.” -George Sheehan Even at midnight, when I finally step onto… Continue reading

Running & Living

Running & Living by Patrick Reed Running is a part of my daily life. It has become a habit for me. My daughter, just today, asked me why I run every day —… Continue reading

April’s Fools

April Fools: I decided to stop running today … forever. My achilles finally ripped in two today… I have come up with a list of fears. They include: hoping the impossible; believing the… Continue reading