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 […]
September 4, 2017

On PTTDs…. Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

As a runner, we tend to get many types of injuries, primarily due to overuse injuries to our feet.  Your body, as great a machine as […]
August 26, 2017

Did I Have a Bad Run?

Glass Half Empty….. To say that today I had a great run would be a complete lie.   I was planning to run 10 miles and slowly […]