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 7, 2016

Seize the Day

“Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary” – that is a line from the movie Dead Poets Society as spoken by Robin Williams.  […]
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 […]
April 9, 2016

On Vacations……

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 […]
April 3, 2016

Beginner Runners…

You might remember where you started – that first track meet, that first step….somehow you became a runner.  But you all have friends that say, “I’ll […]
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 […]
February 6, 2016

The Circle Around Your Health – Pt I

Around 1992 or so I was sitting at Gleason’s Bar in Saddle Brook, NJ and drew my quick life analysis on a napkin.  It kind of looked like […]
January 29, 2016

The Runner's Mind – Pt II

People often confuse the words pressure and stress in terms of how we feel as humans.  Outside influences put pressure on us and it creates stress […]
January 29, 2016

The Runner’s Mind – Pt II

People often confuse the words pressure and stress in terms of how we feel as humans.  Outside influences put pressure on us and it creates stress […]
January 18, 2016

The Runner’s Mind – Pt I

Running is 80% mental and 20% physical.  Well, maybe more physical than that, but you get my point.  It’s so tough to just get out there […]
January 18, 2016

The Runner's Mind – Pt I

Running is 80% mental and 20% physical.  Well, maybe more physical than that, but you get my point.  It’s so tough to just get out there […]
January 10, 2016

On Finding a Great Team….

Surround yourself with a supportive, energetic team in all that you do.  This includes your family (hopefully!), friends, co-workers and other people around you.  The team’s whole are […]
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 […]
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 […]
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