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

Day #38: Run the Hard Parts Easy…

…and the easy parts hard… Some days, we wake up on the right side of the bed. We eagerly race to the coffee maker to draw a strong pour of liquid gold, and… Continue reading

Top 10 Signs That You Are In Love With Running

1. You run late at night – for the second day in a row – after day #2 on the ski slopes. And you will do the same tomorrow. 2. You feel self-conscious… Continue reading

Day #36: Sure Footing

As distance runners, we place our feet in all sorts of places in all kinds of situations. I have sloshed through puddles in Prague, slipped on the frozen Baltic Sea in Helsinki; I… Continue reading