Tag Archive: running

What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for? by Patrick Reed I’ll bet you are – like me – keeping an eye on the cars whisping by outside your front door — awaiting the good ole… Continue reading

“If I get hurt, lost or die – it’s my own d@mn fault”

“If I get hurt, lost or die – it’s my own d@mn fault” By Patrick Reed Such are the final words of the mandatory waiver for the 50-kilometer race I will run this… Continue reading

Running Uphill

Running Uphill by Patrick Reed Maybe it is so that there are two types of runners: those who thrive when the hills get high, and those who dream only of the effortlessness of… Continue reading

Running & Seeing

Running & Seeing by Patrick Reed “Anything can make us look… Only art makes us see.” ~Archibald MacLeish The final chapter in Dr. George Sheehan’s classic running book Running & Being: The Total… Continue reading

Dangerous

Dangerous by Patrick Reed This past weekend, I was fortunate enough to join a group of similarly-minded crazy distance runners for a running retreat in Death Valley, USA. In the days leading up… Continue reading

Boston & The 1:59 Marathon

A Runner’s Podcast Episode #4 is live! by Patrick Reed Lace up your shoes, download “A Runner’s Podcast Episode 4” and get ready for an hour-plus long run as you listen. On the… Continue reading

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