Running in Circles

On my Strava feed this week I noticed a couple of us were running in circles. Katie was hitting the track for her weekly session. “I seriously hate speedwork,” she says. “It took me all summer to figure out how to do a speed workout and it appears I’m going …

Swishy

If you stand clear of the cheering throngs at the NYC Marathon you will notice one thing about the elite runners as they whiz by. The silence. Their mechanics are so efficient that they barely make a sound with each footfall. Contrast this to most of us plodders, who sound …

Getting Over Giving Up

The preemptive exit from a race. Nothing is more demoralizing than having to make the decision to miss a race due to injury, a breakdown in training, or an unexpected life event. It happened to me this past spring—our beloved yellow lab passed away about a week and a half …