What Is It About Soccer?

>This is the part where you say that it figures: A Mexican likes soccer. But I like it for so much more than just because of my social inclinations. Soccer gets me running and running a lot. I enjoy when I manage to squeeze out a play at my old age, especially against the young kids that go to play…

It’s All In My Head

> I haven’t been running well lately. I go and play soccer for two hours just fine, but running is just not in me right now. Looking at the countdown clock, I have to get my butt in gear, or I risk making an ass out of myself at the marathon. I haven’t quit a race yet, and I’m not…

I’m Fried

> If you are what you eat, then I’m fried. I sat down and wrote all the foods I remember eating last week, and I came up with some disturbing results and an even more troubling trend… I eat about 50% fried foods, 45% breads and other starches, and only 5% fruits and veggies (by meal, not volume). I’m eating…

Very Slow 5k Run

> Starting to run after a long time without running is very easy… I’ve done it a thousand times. Today was one of those times. It’s been about 10 days since I last went out for a run, and it showed. No, I’m not going to tell you my time. Needless to say that it was pathetically slow. Pathetically. Slow.…

7 Miles at the C&O Canal

I went out for a run at the C&O canal in Williamsport, Maryland, today… Here are some pics. This is actually a picture of me at the end of the run. You can tell by the tiredness in my eyes how I felt. (I didn’t feel good.) It may be flat and tree-covered, but I did all those miles without…

Done!

> 2400 calories later! (It’s been a while since I’ve done a half in under three hours… My best time is still 2h14m!)

Bovines

> Yes, there were plenty of fans cheering us on.