Tag Archives: fitness
This part of the #runstreak story began at the moment I crossed the 10K timing mat at the Boilermaker. It’s usually a great moment. Two-thirds of the race is over, the really hard parts of the course are done, and all … Continue reading
I celebrated the New Year this morning with a quick two-mile run around the neighborhood. I was slow, bloated by bad food and one-too-many glasses of champagne, but I got out there on a dank, windy day and kept the … Continue reading
Forty days. Today, I’m celebrating the continuation of my longest ever run streak.
Nine marathons. Nine half marathons. Eight Boilermakers. You might say I’m an experienced runner, but I would say I don’t feel like it most of the time. You might say I’ve seen a lot, but I would say that I … Continue reading
It wasn’t the way I wanted to finish my 2016 running season. But this year’s Marine Corps Marathon ended up being an appropriate conclusion to such a frustrating, confusing and trying year. As I sit here, reflecting upon and analyzing the … Continue reading
Two runners. The same, first marathon. Two injuries. And two totally different outcomes.
This blog is about nothing. Well, not exactly. It’s about something. But just as Seinfeld was a show about nothing that somehow managed to fill 180 episodes with something, this blog will try to make something out of the nothing … Continue reading
The Mountain Goat got off to a great start, with Team Love Nugget out in force: Tessa, my daughter Carolyn and a work colleague, Gina, all came out to see me off, and my other daughter, Hannah, texted me just … Continue reading
Just 6 days after the Boilermaker, I logged my 1,000th mile of the year–a milestone that took me exactly a year to achieve in 2012 took me less than 8 months this time around. I was already on the second … Continue reading