Parallel Universe

Parallel Universe by Patrick Reed We were racing home from Las Vegas… Pursued by flamoozled roulette keepers or hoodwinked slot machine watchers, you imagine? Not quite. My girls and I had ventured to… Continue reading

196 Days and Counting…

196 Days and Counting by Patrick Reed Today, July 15th, 2013, marks the running of the Badwater 135 Ultramarathon. It also marks day 196 of this year’s running streak for me and others… Continue reading

Solos & FKT’s

Solos and FKT’s by Patrick Reed If my count is correct, this upcoming Monday, July 15th, 2013, marks the start of the 37th running of what is dubbed “The Toughest Footrace on Earth.”… Continue reading

Western States 100 – Timothy Olson and Pam Smith Reign

   Western States 100 2013 Recap by Patrick Reed Touted as “the oldest and most prestigious 100-mile trail race” by its own website – wser.org – the world-renowned ultra showdown, the 2013 Western… Continue reading

The Golden Hour

The Golden Hour by Patrick Reed Often it is the case these evening afternoons that I look up from the dinner table across the lake to the broad mountains which grace us here… Continue reading

Off the Grid – not by choice

Off the Grid by Patrick Reed Last night, I wondered if it was just me or something else when all of the lights in our house began to dim. Either a pall of… Continue reading

If at first, you don’t succeed…

Try, Try Again! by Patrick Reed “Is this just what big distance training looks like — pressing through perceived limitations and real physical limits to find wind after wind of extra grit?” When… Continue reading

Coming soon – a new ebook!

The Runner’s Connection – new ebook by Patrick Reed coming soon! All the running stuff you want to know – in one place! From the best websites to the best running apps for… Continue reading

Teaming

Teaming by Patrick Reed Training in groups or solo – a reflection on with whom to train  “It stands true that my most trusted and reliable training partners are the shoes I choose… Continue reading

Runner’s Palette

Runner’s Palette – the ingredients of a robust and exciting training plan by Patrick Reed A couple of posts ago, we explored the inevitable distance running distraction known as running “stale.” In such… Continue reading