Non-Running Vacation

When I packed my comically oversize backpack for a three-week trip to New Zealand last month, there was one notable omission: my running shoes. Since I first took to this dastardly hobby six years ago, I rarely travel without my trusty sneakers. I’ve run on vacation in the Luxembourg Garden …

Buddy System

I run most of my miles alone. It’s my me time, an escape from the pressures of home and work, my therapeutic effort to beat back whatever mental or physical demons have their claws in me that day and are trying to drag me down. But I also enjoy working out …