March 5, 2018

The New Hokas are Too Narrow! On New Shoe Models

About a month ago 3 of my running friends were having a conversation during our morning run: Runner 1, “Have you tried the new Hokas?” Runner […]
February 24, 2018

Ambition is a Dream with a V8 Engine….

Words for some of us to live by…….   goals are as different as are the people who set them, whether for running or in life. Simple […]
February 13, 2018

On Running Pain vs. Soreness….and Resting

Over the last 2 weeks I have talked to several runners who have been injured and have been suffering on and off for quite some time.  […]
January 19, 2018

Oh, The Places You’ll Run……

Where have you run?  What are moments that stick out in your running career that stay with you?  I have been blessed to have run in […]
January 15, 2018

Youth Running – Where to Start

Some of us started running when we were adults – I know many people that started in their late 30’s and 40’s.  However there are some […]
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 […]
December 4, 2017

On Running and Rest…..

People hear the word “rest” and thoughts of a bed and warm covers come into their head.  Lazy mornings with waking up super late and maybe […]
November 28, 2017

On Heel Pain – Plantar Fasciitis

After a couple of months, we go back to another common running injury – heel pain from plantar fasciitis.  For me, when my pain flares up, […]
October 4, 2017

On Fall Running…..

The hot, sticky, sweaty, humid, salty summer has been hard on your body.  For your sunbathing pool-loving friends, it has been great.  But for you, the […]
August 26, 2017

Did I Have a Bad Run?

Glass Half Empty….. To say that today I had a great run would be a complete lie.   I was planning to run 10 miles and slowly […]
August 16, 2017

Emulate Those that Inspire….

What are your future plans?  Not just your running plans but your goals and your plan on how to get there?  Do you have an idea […]
July 18, 2017

Are YOU on MY Trails?

One of my friends was complaining to me this week that she has barely enough room to run some days because of all these “summer warriors” […]
July 11, 2017

On Having Fun…

I was watching one of my runners today and she seemed a bit tense.  Her shoulders were tight and she seemed a bit off when we […]
April 25, 2017

On Achilles Tendinitis….

Here is our 3rd in our series of nagging running injuries.  Again, I turn to my PT friend Jessica Garcia to help us with Achilles tendinitis….. […]
January 24, 2017

On Treadmills….

Treadmill running……or “dreadmill” running as people often call it.  You have the choice to run outside, but unfortunately, there is ice or subzero temperatures or you […]
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