January 6, 2015

Fresh Snow

Those first steps on fresh snow are wonderful for me.  As a runner, nothing is worse than rain.  It just soaks through everything and, unless it […]
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 […]
May 11, 2015

Inspirations…

We all battle our own demons or weaknesses….  If you are reading this blog, most likely you are a runner in some respect.  Perhaps running is […]
May 26, 2015

For Those Who Sacrificed…

Here we are on a daily basis, probably complaining of the weather or how we are getting older or not hitting our times like we want […]
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 […]
November 23, 2015

On Running Songs…

Unless you are with a group of people and talking, a run can take longer to finish without distractions.  You can watch a movie while on […]
December 3, 2015

Life's Dead Ends….

Note the picture you see – it is a dead end. Most people won’t even go in that direction as there is no way out but the way you […]
December 3, 2015

Life’s Dead Ends….

Note the picture you see – it is a dead end. Most people won’t even go in that direction as there is no way out but the way you […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 17, 2016

Your First 5K….

Some of us have run hundreds of 5K’s…..even hundreds of marathons.  If you’ve run 5K’s – can you remember your 1st one?  If you have never […]
April 28, 2016

Nutrition + Running….BOOM!

When my running took a slower turn in my early 40’s I thought it was the final slowdown – we all get older and we all […]
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.  […]
May 13, 2016

On Types of Races….

There has been a recent running boom since about 2005.  Between 2005-2013, the number of runners finishing a race has almost doubled, from about 10,000,000 finishers […]
May 28, 2016

On Track Meets….

This may not affect many of you, but I was a track runner and, since I’m off to a 2-day track meet this weekend, it is […]
June 21, 2016

Become a Runner in Less Than 1 Hour per Day

I don’t have time…..it is a common statement.  When you have that first child and you are balancing everything:  the baby, your spouse, no sleep, your […]