March 12, 2016

On Running Gear….

A short one today – the weather in the Northeast has been exceptionally warm….for winter!  The lesson of the day is what I always tell people:  […]
March 4, 2016

On Running Logs….

What’s a running log?  Why do I need a running log?  I just go out there and run and I feel great sometimes and not great […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 12, 2015

On Passing….

There are moments in every race where you have a chance to pass someone in a race.  But when?  Is it too soon?  Let’s go over […]
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 […]
September 14, 2015

On Fall Racing

I love racing in the fall.  The air is crisp and the daily beating from the sun is finally over.   There are so many races everywhere […]
August 21, 2015

Running With Your Kids

I have been running since I was 12 and I have run with all kinds of runners – faster, slower, older, younger, men, women…  But until this […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 12, 2015

On Tapering….

Whether it is a 5K or a marathon, it is wise to taper if you want peak performance.  If you are newer to running, the 5K […]
March 23, 2015

Drafting off Other Runners

Some days during a race, there are terrible high headwinds (as was during my Miles for Music 20K yesterday).  Unless it is a teammate and you […]
March 20, 2015

Bathroom Rush

A short one today….when you have to ‘go’ before a race, get right on line.  “The Line Will Only Get Longer”.   Simple.  But I have to […]