February 10, 2015

Incorporating Hills

I already talked about how to conquer your fear of hills.  Hills are actually a great way to get a better running workout.  By incorporating hills into […]
February 1, 2015

Connections and Communication

Sometimes it is hard to decipher all the information you hear from other runners.  Remember, every person is different.  Just because the legendary US miler Jim […]
January 22, 2015

Ready for the Long Training Grind?

You now have your next goal picked out.  You chose the couch to 5K or a marathon or a triathlon – whatever it is.  Presumably your coach […]
January 6, 2015

Fresh Snow

Those first steps on fresh snow are wonderful for me.  As a runner, nothing is worse than rain.  It just soaks through everything and, unless it […]
January 3, 2015

Running too fast?

Too many runners run too fast too much of the time. I have always said that approximately 80-90% of your running should be at a comfortable […]
January 3, 2015

Mud Runs – Beginner Style

This was a funny article about mud runs for beginners.  It focuses on bigger events, but it is humorous and gives you an idea of what […]
December 30, 2014

2015 Goal Setting

Jan 2015:  Last month I talked about setting goals.  There is nothing wrong with setting too many.  But be true to yourself and be realistic.  If […]
December 19, 2014


The holidays are here and it is a good time to reflect upon the past year and plan your goals for the new year.  Was it […]
December 19, 2014

Winter Blues?

The winter is coming and many of you may be fearing the colder weather.  Just be smart when you run.  Obviously not everyone has or even […]
December 19, 2014

Hill Phobias?

You see the hill in front of you and it is imposing. “How the heck am I going to get to the top?”, you say. Relax […]