Tag Archive: distance running

“Dressed to Compress”

“Dressed to Compress” by Patrick Reed Looks like my blog posts are mimicking my running efforts once again. Yeah – I am battling injury on the roads and trails… It is only fitting… Continue reading

One Mile at a Time

“One Mile at a Time” by Patrick Reed Shall I rename this blog “One mile at a time”? Perhaps… I remember having read helpful hints about naming one’s blog or website — and… Continue reading

The Will to Win

Hello running world! It has been far too many weeks since I have written a new article for my blog — but I Am Back! After all, what better time to resolve again… Continue reading

Writing

Writing by Patrick Reed Today, I sit with my back to the mountain; I can, if I try, see its reflection in my monitor’s screen. Yes, it is as if the computer screen… 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

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

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

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

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

Run5MaDay?

Upping the Ante: From 5KaDay to 5MaDay to 100Miles… by Patrick Reed Disclaimer: I am no physician. Proceed at your own risk. I am becoming enamored with ultra distance races. Whereas in college… Continue reading