Running at Night

Day #78: Running At Night by Patrick Reed We had just hiked the 3 ‘mountain’ passes with our girls that afternoon. I place ‘mountain’ in quotations because the passes were more like a… Continue reading

Top 10 Reasons ‘All-In’ Runners Must Read “Born To Run”

  A Review of Born To Run by Patrick Reed I am nearly finished with my second consecutive listening to Christopher McDougall’s masterful running “must read” Born To Run. And I am loving… Continue reading

Running in such a way…

The 5th and Most Advanced Stage of the Runner by Patrick Reed “The common bond of the greatest runners is nothing less than love. How is it that each of us becomes the… Continue reading

How to Win at Running

The Runner: Part 4 — Winning at Running Welcome back to this series exploring in depth the stages of becoming for the distance runner. Click here to begin at Part 1 of the series.… Continue reading

The 3rd Stage of Running

Whining: Stage 3 by Patrick Reed Welcome back to this series exploring in depth the stages of becoming for the distance runner. Click here to begin at Part 1 of the series. “At some… Continue reading

The Stage 2 Runner

The Watcher Part 2 in a series of 5 segments about the development of the distance runner by Patrick Reed Welcome back to this series exploring in depth the stages of becoming for… Continue reading

The Runner: Stage 1

The Wheezer by Patrick Reed One of the most popular posts on the run5kaday blog has been my “4 Stages of Runners” outline. And I thought it would be fun to expand on… Continue reading

Running Lucky

Day #69: 3 reasons why runners are among the most lucky of all I have concluded that runners tend to generate luck. We look optimistically to the future – to put our best… Continue reading

Running off the dirt

Day #68 – Sometimes we must run the dirt off of our soles… by Patrick Reed Have you seen that sign recently? Trail Closed. What do you do?? Last week, I encountered that… Continue reading

The greatest hindrance

Day #67: What’s the greatest hindrance to your dream performance and how can you overcome it?? by Patrick Reed “When our dreams and our reality meet face to face – most often around… Continue reading