Nice run out on Boston Common today. Very nice weather. Feeling really good right now.
The love of my life and I went out for a run. I'm hoping it's the first of many.
I dare you to read this story on RunnersWorld.com and not feel something. It's the story of John and Juli, two runners who defied their "condition" in order to run in the Boston Marathon in 2013. Yes, that marathon, the one interrupted by an act of terrorism. John and Juli were born with dwarfism, and [...]
[quote cite="Haruki Murakami" url="http://www.amazon.com/What-About-Running-Vintage-International/dp/0307389839"]Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.[/quote]
Ah, yes, the different stages of running a long distance race. When I ran the Baltimore Marathon in 2005, I remember feeling pretty good about it in the first few miles of that crazy adventure. Then, around the halfway point, I thought I was going to die. But then I powered through and felt like [...]
Here's an interesting discussion on marathon running. I ran my first and only marathon in 2005 in Baltimore. It was my 26.2 miles on my 26th year project. Now, almost ten years later, I plan to run another one as my 26.2 miles on my 36th year. According to the following video, humans were built [...]
I signed up for a virtual race today. There is this company called Jost Running that coordinates virtual races of 5k, 10k, half marathon, and full marathon distances. Instead of traveling to a race, the race can be right outside your home, on your treadmill, or at your favorite running track/trail. Of course, it can [...]
Someone once told me that starting a workout program was no big deal. They had done it a thousand times. I agree, it's not hard to start something like an exercise program. It's hard to stay on it. Since Monday, I've gone to the gym at school twice. I have convinced myself that I am [...]
News comes to us out of Michigan where a whole bunch of participants in the Tough Mudder race at the Michigan International Speedway came down with a gastrointestinal infection due to norovirus. According to The Detroit News: "A handful of participants in the 12-mile obstacle course told The Detroit News they fell ill the day [...]
When I ran the marathon back in 2005, I didn't remember finishing, really. I remember stepping on the timing mat, then nothing for a while before and after that. It's called "hitting the wall," and I was lucky that it happened to me right when I finished and with plenty of people to help me. [...]