January 3, 2015

Running too fast?

Too many runners run too fast too much of the time. I have always said that approximately 80-90% of your running should be at a comfortable […]
December 12, 2015

On PR's…i.e. You vs You

A runner can rattle off their PR’s (Personal Records) in 2 minutes flat…or less…for every distance and for every age group…. But most of our runs […]
December 12, 2015

On PR’s…i.e. You vs You

A runner can rattle off their PR’s (Personal Records) in 2 minutes flat…or less…for every distance and for every age group…. But most of our runs […]
January 18, 2016

The Runner's Mind – Pt I

Running is 80% mental and 20% physical.  Well, maybe more physical than that, but you get my point.  It’s so tough to just get out there […]
January 18, 2016

The Runner’s Mind – Pt I

Running is 80% mental and 20% physical.  Well, maybe more physical than that, but you get my point.  It’s so tough to just get out there […]
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 […]
March 25, 2016

Beer and Running…

Somehow it seems like the running culture has us all having a beer after our runs.  Many races have beers served right after the finish line.  […]
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.  […]
September 16, 2016

What is Success To You?

What is your definition of success?  Think about it – what is your definition of success – as it pertains to your life.  Is it making […]
December 14, 2016

Try and Try Again….

It was 1976….I was in 2nd grade and we had a big “Field Day” at the local high school to celebrate the Bicentennial of the USA. […]
January 11, 2017

On Fun Running…

I sit here at school watching 4th graders run around during gym class and I see the joy i their faces. It is such a nice […]
January 18, 2017

On Lessons Learned…..

Sometimes you don’t know if you have gone too far until someone tells you that you did.  The lines are blurred until you are told not […]
February 22, 2017

Is Going to the Gym for Everyone?

Obviously the answer is no.  But what are the alternatives that are cost effective and can have a huge effect that do not take too much […]
April 12, 2017

Where Have You Been?

You are questioning yourself…..  Those doubts…. I was injured and how can I come back?  I gained weight – how can I come back?  I was […]
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 […]
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” […]
December 25, 2018

2019 Wishes for All Runners…..

It is my wish for you to have a great 2019….. If you are ready to peak for a big race…… If you lost your running […]