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. …

Are We Out of the Woods Yet?

  GREAT LAKES RELAY, July 14-16, 2017 The only downside to the GLR is that it is three days long and not thirty or three hundred. Last weekend three NYC friends and I joined our team of ten (Talkin’ Body [Glide]) to race 270 miles across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Much of the …

Crossing My T’s

A marathon training run can be a very long time to hang out with yourself. When your training buddy is recovering from surgery and the length of your run outlasts the length of the Hamilton soundtrack, sometimes finding other ways to distance yourself from your thoughts turns into a matter of extreme …