Man in Tights

  Those Middle Age guys had it all figured out. I don’t mean middle-aged guys like myself. I mean men way back in the day, in the Medieval era, and the Renaissance. They knew that tights were the best legwear in the world–something that women have never stopped knowing but guys …

Hero Worship

A longtime running hero of mine doesn’t run. She walks. At a fast clip. She’s a middle-aged Hasidic woman, and I see her on mornings when my jog takes me onto Kent Avenue, a popular running route in my neighborhood. Usually I’m northbound in the bike lane with the stroller …

Shoelace Maintenance

Proper care of this undervalued piece of equipment is literally make or break for every runner. Just a few hours every week will do it! Schedule weekly checkups. Plan a shoestring repair routine once every seven days. Some so-called experts suggest a full-scale inspection and cleaning only every other week. This foolhardy …