January 31, 2017

Winter IS Half OVER!

Do you realize that winter is half over?  That means 2 things.  Yes, we have a few more weeks of cold weather, snow and black ice […]
January 24, 2017

On Treadmills….

Treadmill running……or “dreadmill” running as people often call it.  You have the choice to run outside, but unfortunately, there is ice or subzero temperatures or you […]
January 18, 2017

On Lessons Learned…..

Sometimes you don’t know if you have gone too far until someone tells you that you did.  The lines are blurred until you are told not […]
January 11, 2017

On Fun Running…

I sit here at school watching 4th graders run around during gym class and I see the joy i their faces. It is such a nice […]
January 3, 2017

2016 – A Year In Review – Your Running

If you had to summarize your running year in one word, what would it be? Mine would be “Almost”.  I ran my 3rd best Manchester Classic, […]
December 26, 2016

Miles Are Not Important – II

Yes – the number of miles you run per year is not important. You did read this correctly.  The number of miles you run per week, month and […]
December 20, 2016

2016 – A Year in Review – Your Mindset

A lot of runners get defeated by events during the year….  They have been trying to run as often as they can and kids, work, injuries, […]
December 14, 2016

Try and Try Again….

It was 1976….I was in 2nd grade and we had a big “Field Day” at the local high school to celebrate the Bicentennial of the USA. […]
December 7, 2016

2016 – A Year In Review – Life

The holidays are a time of family, friendship and usually great food and good times.  They are also a time of reflection – a time to […]
November 23, 2016

What are You doing for YOU?

Every day is a new chance at improving yourself.  I am a firm believer in this – however, many people get caught up in their lives […]
November 8, 2016

On Turkey Trots – 2016 Version…

Every year I will remind people to run on Thanksgiving morning!   It’s turkey time – and that means food, football games, food, family, food, sales […]
November 3, 2016

Plantar Faciitis – Treatment

Again, I turn to the pros around me for some guidance.  Please read on for treatment for our nagging foot friend plantar faciitis as explained by […]
October 26, 2016

Running FOR Energy -Beginning Tips

You are thinking about how tired you are all the time…there is so much to do and you can’t get to it.  This is a great […]
October 23, 2016

To Race…or Not to Race

Eventually, as you get into running, you may either get bored of just training and training or your training partner or group begins talking about a […]
September 16, 2016

What is Success To You?

What is your definition of success?  Think about it – what is your definition of success – as it pertains to your life.  Is it making […]
September 12, 2016

On Positive Attitudes…..

Wednesday Morning I started this year working at a school with a great teacher in a local grammar school 4th grade class.  She said to me […]
August 25, 2016

There is Always Someone Faster…

Running is all relative.  There is always someone faster.  I was just talking with a lady last night and she said to me multiple times, “There’s […]
August 12, 2016

On Plantar Fasciitis….

When I don’t know about a subject other than suffering the injury, I turn to a professional for some clarity – here is my PT friend […]