Bad Race

A running friend of ours from the Left Coast telephoned the other day with a breakdown of a recent marathon that turned out to be not the event he was hoping for after dedicating himself to the toughest sixteen-week training plan he’d ever tackled and not missing one single workout. …

Running in Circles

On my Strava feed this week I noticed a couple of us were running in circles. Katie was hitting the track for her weekly session. “I seriously hate speedwork,” she says. “It took me all summer to figure out how to do a speed workout and it appears I’m going …

Swishy

If you stand clear of the cheering throngs at the NYC Marathon you will notice one thing about the elite runners as they whiz by. The silence. Their mechanics are so efficient that they barely make a sound with each footfall. Contrast this to most of us plodders, who sound …