Long Run Religion

Hey, Coach Randy, what’s the deal with weekend long runs? I’m not in training for any specific race right now. Can I give them a miss? —Jeff Z., Columbus, Ohio On Sundays, Jeff, we worship at the Church of the Long Run. For a bible-thumping old road-runner like me, it’s …

The Day-After Workout

Hey, Coach R. I heard you don’t like it when runners skip a workout the day after a long run. Is this true? Isn’t it better that I rest and relax? —Dale P., Farmingdale Let me guess. This is really about chafing, isn’t it? You turned aside from the Word …

The Having Had Run

As we churn through winter, enduring chill and gloom, no one will fault you for using the cold and darkness as an excuse not to get out there on the streets for a workout. Just this week, when my watch alarm vibrated me awake at 5:45am, I had a headful …