Money is tight this year. But is it tight enough to impede my race calendar?… Read More Running Out of Money
I’ve been wearing shoes for most of my life — dress shoes, sneakers, cleats, basketball high tops, running shoes, boots, slippers, etc. — and in all my years I could count on one hand the amount of times I bought the exact same style of footwear twice. In fact, as I sit here at my… Read More Running Shoe Rerun
Last Saturday I ran the third leg of my four race summer tour. It went well. I got a trophy. The event also served as the start date of my latest challenge: running every day in August. That’s right. I’m strapping on my Asics and hitting the pavement on each of August’s thirty-one glorious days.… Read More August Running: Let’s Go Streaking!
Trying something new this week. Instead of a full post of me blathering on and on about subjects like compression tights or the calamity that is early morning running, I’m going to simply touch on a few running related topics that have caught my attention this week. Technically, it’s still me blathering, but it’s more like little… Read More Reluctant Nuggets: May 2015
Excitement abounds in my household this week as my wife and I prepare for Sunday’s Tacoma City Half Marathon. For me, a lot of the enthusiasm derives from the fact that “race week” translates into me running far less Monday thru Saturday — you know, because I have to save my legs for the race — and looking… Read More Race Week: Tacoma City Half
This past weekend my wife and I celebrated Valentine’s Day by making a date to visit our local running shoe store. We’d just started training for our next half marathon and were in need of some new kicks. (Do the kids still use the term kicks to describe footwear?) We tried on multiple brands and… Read More Running Shoes, Beer and the Post Office