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 …

Rotten Running Read

I thought it’d be a gas to read this 1922 children’s sports novel in David Stone’s Yank Brown series, about a collegiate athlete who becomes a star harrier, but it turned out to be only a depressing reminder that the divisions and acrimony that divide our country today are nothing …