Damn Fool

So I stepped out this cool-for-once Thursday evening, all set to do a 6-mile tempo run at MP (marathon pace), which for moi is somewhere in the 7:55-8:05 zone. The GPS watch was charged up, and I was too. I’d eaten a heavy rice-and-beans-and-pernil lunch, but early enough in the …

10-Week Couch to 5M

Goal: Get off your duff, get moving, and complete a 5-mile race at a 10-minute pace W: walk, FW: fast walk, R: run, FW: fast, sustainably hard run Week I 5min W, 10min R, 5min FW, 5 min W 5min W, 8min R, 2min FR, 5min W 5 mile (8K) …

Another Grim Running Read

Meet the young track stars of Central High. There were seven of the girls and every one of the seven—in her way—was attractive. That’s wonderful for them, for sure. But I was only hoping Bobby, Jess, Clara, and the other four high school athletes of this 1914 Grosset & Dunlap title would …