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 […]
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 […]
July 5, 2016

Ready to GO?! How to Start Running….

You made up your mind – you are ready to start becoming a runner.   What do you need to do first – do you have a […]
June 21, 2016

Become a Runner in Less Than 1 Hour per Day

I don’t have time…..it is a common statement.  When you have that first child and you are balancing everything:  the baby, your spouse, no sleep, your […]
May 20, 2016

That First Marathon…or Half

I have talked to so many people lately who’s first race was not a 5K or 10K, but a 1/2 marathon or marathon.   Straight to the […]
May 13, 2016

On Types of Races….

There has been a recent running boom since about 2005.  Between 2005-2013, the number of runners finishing a race has almost doubled, from about 10,000,000 finishers […]
April 17, 2016

Your First 5K….

Some of us have run hundreds of 5K’s…..even hundreds of marathons.  If you’ve run 5K’s – can you remember your 1st one?  If you have never […]
April 9, 2016

On Vacations & Holidays

Vacations…..a time to relax…hang out with your friends…go to the beach with the family.  Very tempting to take the whole week off and not run a […]
February 20, 2016

My Worst Race….DNF!

I was on a run today and the topic of the dreaded DNF came up with a fellow runner.  And my experience at the Philadelphia Marathon […]
February 15, 2016

A Little Lonely?

And this is not with regards to Valentine’s Day….  Some runners thrive in running on their own.  The loneliness of a long distance runner.  Cutting through […]
January 4, 2016

2016…Goals and Dreams

Everyone starts the new year with some goals and dreams…what are yours? Mine are quite simple: Stay as injury-free as possible Blast some 5K’s and some […]
December 30, 2015

Miles Aren’t Important ?!?

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, 2015

On Running Coaches…

“Why do I need a running coach? I can join a gym and the trainer will help me and find all these plans on-line that tell me exactly what […]
December 12, 2015

On PR's…i.e. You vs You

A runner can rattle off their PR’s (Personal Records) in 2 minutes flat…or less…for every distance and for every age group…. But most of our runs […]
November 18, 2015

On Turkey Trots….

It’s turkey time – and that means food, football games, food, family, food, sales and even more food.  But we runners have a secret weapon – […]
October 17, 2015

Being Prepared is the Key….. #NOEXCUSES !

If you’re not ready, you probably won’t do it…..   That goes for everything really, but especially for an early morning run, it’s paramount to be ready […]
October 6, 2015

Spartan Races…and Other Challenges

There are various levels of “obstacle course” style challenges, and they all test your ability in different ways.  If you are not in shape, you will […]
June 29, 2015

Training Cycles & Rest

I preach rest and recovery almost as much as I preach having a specific running schedule that builds you to your next goal.  Training schedules are […]
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