As a runner, I’m always on the lookout for new and interesting races to participate in. Just to clarify, when I say “new and interesting,” I’m talking about events with unique themes or ones that take place in exceptional locales, like the 5K I recently ran at SafeCo Field. I have ZERO interest in shaking… Read More Dream Race: Ikea 5K
This past Sunday the fourth and final race of my summer tour took place in Kirkland, WA, a suburb of Seattle and the former corporate home of Costco. If you’ve ever lost sleep wondering why the warehouse retailer named their brand “Kirkland Signature” you can now set your mind at ease and enjoy peaceful nights… Read More Summer Race #4: Rave Green Run
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!
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
There’s something very satisfying about setting goals and reaching them. That’s why I love to-do lists. Not only do they organize the items on your agenda, but the feeling of crossing them off feels remarkably rewarding. One of the great things about running half marathons – or full marathons, if you’re a masochist – is… Read More Tacoma City Half: Five Goals
Dear Running… We’ve come a long way. After spending years in a sort of “on-again, off-again” flirtation, you eventually wrestled me down and convinced me to make a commitment. When I was a younger man, I only sought your sweet embrace when I was trying to lose a few pounds or get myself in better… Read More Happy Valentine’s Day, Running