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 …

Hot Tips for Hot Runs

This is my eighth summer running in Washington, D.C., a city that’s nicknamed the Swamp not just for its political corruption. And as much as I annually contemplate moving to Antarctica as the humidity sets in, I’ve finally grown to tolerate summer running here. These are my top tips to …