Running & Racing

Running & Racing by Patrick Reed “Don’t you know that in a race, all the runners run, but only one gets the prize. Run in such a way as to get the prize.”… Continue reading

A Day Off

A Day Off by Patrick Reed Just yesterday, I was fortunate enough to host endurance training expert Phil Maffetone for an afternoon and dinner  at our home in San Luis Obispo, California. Phil… Continue reading

Running & Suffering

Running & Suffering by Patrick Reed Legendary Ultra runner Scott Jurek, who won the Western States 100 a record 7 consecutive times, wrote on multiple occasions in his excellent memoir Eat & Run of… Continue reading

For Boston

For Boston by Patrick Reed Boston weeps tonight Where distance-prophets stride in elegant steps down the asphalt river with yellow lines uniting all from Hopkington to Boylston’s epic finish And yellow balloons soar… Continue reading

To Boston

To Boston by Patrick Reed I thought that it would be fitting – on this eve before the 117th running of the Boston Marathon – to break from my recent tradition of following… Continue reading

Running & Healing

Running & Healing by Patrick Reed Oh, where to start! When I ran down the list of chapter headings from George Sheehan’s Running & Being just now and landed upon… “Chapter 11: Healing,”… Continue reading

Training

Training by Patrick Reed Do we train to race or race to train?? I would have to say that I find almost boundless motivation from anticipating a race day. In recent months and… Continue reading

Running & Running

Running & Running by  Patrick Reed You’ve been there, no doubt. We runners have all been there. Out on the interminable roads, the horizon a heartbreak away — endless vistas, scorching (or frozen, wind-swept)… Continue reading

Excelling

Running & Excelling by Patrick Reed “First off, what is the Run5kaday regimen: simply that you commit to running at least 5 kilometers every day without fail for a specific duration of days.… Continue reading

Running & Learning

Running & Learning by Patrick Reed I push forward – as in a marathon itself – through Dr. Sheehan’s headings for his chapters in Running & Being. I am pushing to find my… Continue reading