Speed Training Really Works

Fast Road

I’ve noticed something rather exciting this go-around during my marathon training, not only am I getting faster, but my muscles are not getting sore after long runs. You could argue that this is expected from someone who has been training … Continue reading →

New Year, New Marathon, and a 50K

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  Since the beginning of the new year one of the things that has kept me busy is that I’m training for a marathon. But a few weeks into my training I remembered that I promised to run a 50K this … Continue reading →

It’s Always the Pen’s Fault


I’ve been looking forward to some time to write, but now that I’m actually sitting here, nothing is coming out. And now I’m obsessed with the idea that all I really need is a different pen, one that feels right … Continue reading →

How I learned to Take Recovery Seriously And Avoided Runner Burnout

Take Recovery Seriously

  I felt great after my last marathon. I wasn’t injured or sore in any way. So I figured that if I rested for one week and took it easy for a few weeks afterwards, I could get back to my pre-marathon mileage … Continue reading →

Falling Coins

Falling Coins

  Sunday I went to CVS to pick up my prescriptions. And as I walked back to my car, I heard coins hitting the ground. I looked around, but couldn’t figure out where they were coming from or where they had … Continue reading →