I Want it ALL!

"I need to pick a different day for my speedwork," I told my coach Wednesday night. My current training consists of a Saturday morning long run, the PR Fitness Wednesday night run, and one day of 'speedwork' - tempo run, intervals, hill work, progressions, or similar torture, which has usually been Tuesday. All well and …

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Give Me the Running

Student: I'm reaching for the light, please help me. Teacher: Forget about the light. Give me the reaching. Two years ago, October 9, 2011, I crossed the finish line in Chicago and completed my first marathon. At the time, I considered it a transformative event. Before then, I was just a runner. Now I was …

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I’ve Got a Little List

Recently Kris at gorunagain.com invited several bloggers, yours truly included, to give him some tips for runners just starting out. His post has eight tips ranging from using a goal race as motivation, to planning for pit stops, and even (gasp!) running without music. It's a good list that goes beyond the usual "see your …

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