February 13, 2018

On Running Pain vs. Soreness….and Resting

Over the last 2 weeks I have talked to several runners who have been injured and have been suffering on and off for quite some time.  […]
February 1, 2018

On Running Accessories and Gadgets…..

What are your favorite running gadgets?  One can go quite crazy with the amount of things they can buy to make their running better – here […]
January 19, 2018

Oh, The Places You’ll Run……

Where have you run?  What are moments that stick out in your running career that stay with you?  I have been blessed to have run in […]
January 15, 2018

Youth Running – Where to Start

Some of us started running when we were adults – I know many people that started in their late 30’s and 40’s.  However there are some […]
January 8, 2018

Teams Help Make a Difference

Yesterday I had the privilege of running with my local North New Jersey team, the Clifton Road Runners in one of our winter ‘bun runs’.  We […]
January 2, 2018

2017….. A Year in Review

Everyone is different and there are people who break every trend.  Different goals demand different mileage patterns to accomplish personal goals.  My contention is that the […]
December 26, 2017

2018….. What Are YOUR Goals?

Everyone starts the new year with some goals and dreams…what are yours? While in past years I had some modest goals, in 2018 I have some […]
December 19, 2017

On Pacing Your Runs….and Pacers….

Running contains a lot of trial and error.  In 1 race or workout you go out too fast….and you ‘die’ or slow down.  In a different […]
December 4, 2017

On Running and Rest…..

People hear the word “rest” and thoughts of a bed and warm covers come into their head.  Lazy mornings with waking up super late and maybe […]
December 4, 2017

On Sportsmanship……

When I was in 3rd grade I had a classmate, (we will call him Roy Jones), scream in people’s faces when he scored a touchdown or […]
November 28, 2017

On Heel Pain – Plantar Fasciitis

After a couple of months, we go back to another common running injury – heel pain from plantar fasciitis.  For me, when my pain flares up, […]
November 20, 2017

On Turkey Trots – 2017 Version…

Every year I remind people to run on Thanksgiving morning!   It’s turkey time – and that means food, football games, food, family, food, holiday sales […]
November 14, 2017

On Endings and Beginnings……. My Running Weekend

There is a song by Semisonic called “Closing Time”.  One line from the lyrics of the song goes like this:  “every new beginning comes from some […]
October 11, 2017

On Running…..While Sick

On Running While Sick….. I hate that feeling… the sneezy runny-nose cold…. The aches and pains…  fevers, stomach issues, coughing fits, headaches….  Being sick is NOT […]
October 4, 2017

On Fall Running…..

The hot, sticky, sweaty, humid, salty summer has been hard on your body.  For your sunbathing pool-loving friends, it has been great.  But for you, the […]
September 26, 2017

On Ankle Sprains – What Do We Do After They Happen?

Every year or so I sprain my ankle while running.  It is annoying – I hit a small rut or hole in the ground and – […]
September 19, 2017

It’s Never Too Late…. A Tale of 3 Runners

I have had the privilege of running with 3 people who about 4 years ago all were not running at all.  Runner 1 – A man […]
September 12, 2017

A Healthy Family Helps a Healthy Runner

An important aspect of running is the effect it has on others in your family.  Yes, you may be the only runner in the house, but […]