Tag Archive: training

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 & 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 & 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

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

The Cycle of Inspiration

Day #66: Running to be inspired… to run! by Patrick Reed Do you remember your first run ever? For me, the question drums up two specific memories. The first – driving in our… Continue reading

Redesigning Distance

Day #63: We work hard to craft great speed workouts, but neglect creating intentional distance courses I remember as a coach sitting down at the drawing board and creating speed workouts with great… Continue reading

Can’t Slow Down!

Day #62: Why Runners Train Too Fast It is a human trait – this constant need to put on a show. To present with a smile, to reply when asked “How are you?”:… Continue reading

Day #57: “60 Seconds of Distance Run”

“Give me one more. Just one more!” These words … “One More” … can spell disaster. They might be the request for that drink which finally pushes you over the edge. Off the… Continue reading