June 24, 2018

Effortless Marathon Training

What is it about running a marathon that makes it so hard for you?  It is a huge effort to train and, while there are some […]
June 12, 2018

On Race Directing…….

I have attended and run over 300 races and, for the most part, I have run the race and gotten my results and went home.   I […]
April 17, 2018

Boston Marathon Race Report…..

“I am never running another marathon.”  That is what I said at mile 10 of the Boston Marathon yesterday.  The weather was the worst I had […]
March 31, 2018

Race Report – GS10 – Somerset, NJ

Last Sunday I ran the GS10 10 mile race in Somerset, NJ for the 2nd straight year on a chilly, windy day.   This was the 2nd […]
March 12, 2018

On Answering “Those” Running Questions……

I’m sure you get your share of running questions from non-runners.  Which running question(s) were your funniest and what were your snarky or non-snarky answers to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 27, 2015

The Day After…

You did it!  You conquered the big race.  It could have been a 5K for some and for others a marathon…or more.  I hope you enjoyed […]
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