Rockin’ a Summer Half Marathon

The final few miles of the Whidbey Island Half Marathon in April were grueling. That last stretch is always tough for me, but this was different. In addition to being physically exhausted, my mental outlook on the race went in the toilet when I saw the two-hour pacer pass me. After two lackluster halfs in… Read More Rockin’ a Summer Half Marathon

My Summer of Not Running: How a Bad Race, Injuries, and Minor Surgery Sunk the Season

Summer is gone. Over. Done. Sure, there may be a few weeks of warm weather left ahead, but summer as a concept as much as a season has left the building. I know this because my son is back in school, football is on TV, and pumpkin flavored beers are now flooding the shelves of… Read More My Summer of Not Running: How a Bad Race, Injuries, and Minor Surgery Sunk the Season