Tag Archive: running

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

Running & Playing

Patrick Reed and Luis Escobar after the SLO Marathon 2013 Running & Playing by Patrick Reed How fitting that Dr. George Sheehan’s fifth chapter in Running & Being* is entitled Playing. After all,… Continue reading

Running & Beginning

Running & Beginning by Patrick Reed When the gun goes off, practicality takes over. The jitters I have been battling and cajoling over the past weeks are suddenly irrelevant, and ALL that matters… Continue reading

Running & Understanding

Running & Understanding by Patrick Reed You may be noticing a pattern in my recent posts. I am following the table of contents of George Sheehan’s Running & Being and writing a post… Continue reading

Running & Discovering

Running & Discovering by Patrick Reed “Out on the roads, there is fitness and self-discovery and the persons we were destined to be.” -George Sheehan Even at midnight, when I finally step onto… Continue reading