Sometimes I love running. Other times, not so much. Early morning runs always fall under the “not so much” category. At the crack of dawn, I’m barely conscious.When I awaken, my mind is cloudy and my body painfully tight. I need some time to get the blood flowing and make sense of the dream I just had… Read More Diary of an Early Morning Run
Pre-Race Sunday, March 15th, 7:51am Running has been a big part of my life for the last few years. Beer has been a big part of my life for the last 25 years. Running keeps me active and in shape. Beer seems to do the opposite. Despite the seemingly antagonistic relationship between these two important… Read More St. Paddy’s Day Beer Run
This past Sunday I enjoyed a delightful run; a nicely paced five miles accompanied by a finely crafted playlist on my IPod. It was the longest distance I’d attempted thus far in my half marathon training and my legs held up exceptionally well. However, the real highlight was the weather. The skies were sunny and clear and… Read More Running Pet Peeve #3: Tights
There’s no shortage of reasons to run. It’s fantastic exercise. It gives you a great excuse to get outdoors. It helps you support the economy by purchasing high-priced running accoutrements, like sneakers, socks, gels, water bottles, IPod holders, nipple balm, etc. One of the main reasons I run is because, at this point, running is one… Read More Reason I Run #6: Autonomy!