Day #48: Liquid Sleep

I’ve been encouraged not to post this blurb. But I believe that us runners who are deep into the running addiction are all too well aware of the pitfalls – as well as… Continue reading

Day #47: 10 Great Running Quotes – and short reflections on each…

“Out on the roads there is fitness and self-discovery and the persons we were destined to be.”~George Sheehan Dr. George Sheehan has long been an inspiration to me. His philosophical writings push and… Continue reading

Day #46: The 4 Stages of Runners

The Wheezer The most neanderthal of distance runners is the least developed cardio-vascularly – and perhaps more importantly, psychologically, for the run – but with a benefit in the areas of modesty and… Continue reading

Day #45: Run No More.

“Liu Xiang hopped along the outside of the backstretch on his left leg, his injured right leg tucked behind him, then made his way over to the 10th and final hurdle to give… Continue reading

Day #44: Believe… and RUN!

When was the last time you fell down? I’m talking both literally – you stumbled and tripped and plummeted unable to stop your awkward ballet and ended up on your back on the… Continue reading

Day #43: Your Hardest Workout!

Do you remember the hardest workout you ever completed? How long ago was it? Who designed the workout? Was it effective? Isn’t it time you re-crafted that most awesome workout for your training… Continue reading

Day #42: What to do with all those old medals…

But this time is different. This time I will deal decisively with the past. I will stare the memories in the face and throw them away… We have company coming, and so we… Continue reading

Day #41: What’s Your “Badwater”?

Tonight I had the opportunity to hear virtuoso guitarist and Christian songwriter¬†Bob Bennett¬†at New Life Church in Arroyo Grande, California. Bob’s incredible skill on the guitar was a reminder of the compulsion I… Continue reading

Day #40: Baring Our Soles

So what’s the truth about barefoot vs. “shod” running? Should you join the many who are flocking towards minimalist options? What does the data really tell us? I came across the following podcast… Continue reading

Day #39: Running With Coffee

Complete this sentence: There are two types of distance runners: those who… and those who… One might come up with any number of categories for dispute – toe vs. heel strikers; bagel eaters… Continue reading