May 17, 2017

Why Do You Run?

People ask me all the time why I like running.  While everyone has their own reasons, my main one is that I really like to do […]
May 30, 2017

On Leaving a Race….Quickly!

For those of you that like to race often enough, you probably know that the exit strategy to leave the race is almost as important as […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
August 7, 2018

The Coach Uses a Coach?

The coach uses a coach?   Why yes I do!  Why would I hire a coach if I am a coach?  Many of the same reasons on […]
October 8, 2018

MY Goal TIME Just Ticked Off IN Front of me…..

I was focused over the summer and this fall on 1 number.   As an accountant-business teacher-runner, unfortunately numbers are what I look at.  Numbers are all […]
October 15, 2018

Aaaah Fall……

The hot sticky tropical summer of 2018 lasted a good 140 days in New Jersey;  I can’t vouch for the rest of the country, but it […]
October 29, 2018

Running is the Equalizer…..

In this day of the country being split by politics and opposing views on ….basically everything, there are still some places where people all get together […]
November 12, 2018

On Turkey Trots – 2018 Version

Every year I remind people to run or walk on Thanksgiving morning!   It’s almost turkey time – and that means food, football games, food, family, […]