Spring has arrived. Sure there are some regions still suffering from the bitter sting of snowy cold (Colorado, I’m looking in your direction), but for the most part Americans are now basking in the glory of blooming trees, longer daylight hours, and warming temperatures. No one’s more excited about spring’s return than I am. As I have… Read More The Return of Warm Weather Running
The people of the Pacific Northwest are known for being outdoors-y. In fact, the State of Washington requires all of its citizens to own at least three pieces of fleece clothing. Up in these parts people love hiking, biking to work, and something called geoduck hunting. So it’s not terribly surprising that up this way… Read More GO LONG Floating Bridge 10K: 12 Pictures
Warm weather is better than cold weather. That’s just a fact. Look it up. If cold temperatures were what human beings desired, Alaska would be the hot destination (metaphorically speaking) for winter getaways and old people would all flock to Canada upon retirement. The truth is, people hate the cold so much Christian religions should… Read More Winter Running Hiatus: or how I learned to stop worrying and love not running
Brrrrrrrrrrrrrr. That was the simple thought that entered my mind on Tuesday as I stepped out into the early morning. I could see my breath. It was in the low 40’s, which was much colder than I was expecting. If that weren’t enough to make me want to sprint back inside, kick off my Asics… Read More The Unfortunate End of Summer Running
One of the great things about the running community is that they’re a pretty inclusive bunch. Each race features participants of every age, race, creed and speed. You don’t have to be fast, you just have to get out there and give it your best. Choose a pace and cross the finish line… eventually. For… Read More Running Pet Peeve #14: Race Walkers
Happy National Running Day! Who knew National Running Day was even a thing? I didn’t until I saw #nationalrunningday on Twitter late last night. I’m certainly not surprised such a day exists — every day is National Something Day – I just didn’t know the day set aside for running was June 3rd. As soon as… Read More It’s National Running Day!
There’s nothing that makes you feel more like a runner than donning your bib number on race day. No matter how old and slow you are, there’s still a part of you that thinks, “You know who else wears a race bib? Usain Bolt. And Molly Huddle. And that Meb guy who won the Boston… Read More Running Pet Peeve #5: Race Bibs