In the past, when a half marathon was on the horizon, I’ve used this blog space to lay out my personal goals for the race. It’s a chance to reflect on my training and take stock in where I’m at as a runner. For this Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Half, I have but one simple… Read More Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle: Let Me Eat Cake
As a Pacific Northwesterner, I’m fortunate to live amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in the entire country. There’s hardly a day that goes by where I don’t end up face-to-face with snow-capped mountains or stunning views of one of the many waterways that grace this area. However, if I had one complaint about… Read More Vancouver: Five Recommendations
The holidays are upon us and with them the annual holiday traditions. Everyone has them. These traditions may include ritualistic practices such as wearing an especially festive sweater, preparing your famous bean casserole, or wagering with your cousin over the amount of gin and tonics Uncle Ray will put down before dinner. My family’s big Thanksgiving tradition is… Read More Turkey Trot 2015!
If I know one thing about myself it’s this: when I go on vacation, I gain weight. And the longer I’m on vacation the more I gain. So when my wife and I decided to do a two week trip to introduce her to my extended family, some old friends, and my hometown, I suspected I’d… Read More Four Reasons for My Vacation Weight Gain
There’s a lot of upside to being a runner. Running is great exercise that burns lots of calories, fires up your metabolism, and significantly increases the likelihood of muscle pulls and stress fractures. Another one of the benefits is chocolate milk. Chocolate milk is considered a fantastic recovery drink for lengthy workouts because of its… Read More (For)got Chocolate Milk?