Running: Cheap or Costly?

Running: Cheap or Costly? by Patrick Reed How much does running cost you? I don’t mean in terms of dollars and cents. For certain, ours is an inexpensive sport when it comes to… Continue reading

The Optimistic Runner

The Optimistic Runner by Patrick Reed If you have read many of my blog posts, you will know that I am supremely optimistic – not only in my running, but also with regards… Continue reading

Dr’s Orders

Dr’s Orders by Patrick Reed My wife convinced me. I won’t say compelled me, though that might be closer to the truth. She urged me with concern to get to a specialist and… Continue reading

Waiting

Waiting by Patrick Reed Few things tax us like waiting. Whether we are awaiting an impending and expected action — as in pre-race weekend excitement and jitters — or whether it is waiting… Continue reading

Either You Run the Day…

“Either You Run the Day, Or the Day Runs You.”                                              … Continue reading

How I Love to Run

These days, my running isn’t going so well. I leave the house with a fear that I may get only feet from my door before a muscle cramp will cripple me for another… Continue reading

Inevitable

“When all is said and done, it is not the sum of the consecutive days run which will add one jot to the meaning of one’s life. Indeed, it matters not whether one… Continue reading

Struggling to Stride

  Struggling to Stride by Patrick Reed Have you ever run out of oil? Your car suddenly seizes up, the steering goes taut, the brakes harden, and, most alarming of all, a muted… Continue reading

The Running Tide

The Running Tide by Patrick Reed “…every day of the running streak is akin to an ultra: replete with the concerns of total failure, the joys of finishing another mile of the ultimate… Continue reading

Recovering on the Flats

Recovering on the Flats By Patrick Reed “For me, on these sandy reaches, enough comes right around 3.1 miles. The 5k again completed, I see my days here at sea level as those… Continue reading