Tips to Battle the Cold

1. Two words: Hot. Hands. Buy them in bulk so they don’t feel like a luxury, use them any time the temp dips below 35. I used to reserve them for long runs, but now I will bust them out for a chilly 3 miler then slip them into my coat pockets for …

In Praise of Streaking

I decided to do the Runner’s World streak this year entirely on a whim. I spotted a tweet about it in my feed on Thanksgiving after I’d already returned from a morning run and thought “why not?” If you think I wasn’t already questioning my logic by the time I returned from …

Unintended Consequences

So tonight I wrote a running friend down in Austin whom I hadn’t heard from in a while. He’d been injured last year but minutes ago I got his email that he’d mended up just fine. Hey, Wes. So good to hear from you. I’m healthy again, if slower. I …