Get Lost

Coach Randy wants you to fool yourself today on your long run. You know how you always start your watch on the corner by your building? Today, wait until you’re underneath the highway, at Macri Park, then turn it on, so the distance calculations of the little creature who lives …

Big Pain

I am thinking my way to recovery. I just finished my first marathon in May. Certain that I would not be able to run this distance after the age of fifty I attacked the training program as if working toward the pinnacle of my running career. Each training run brought me …

Magic School Bus

This morning was the last trip to school for my kindergartner in his three-wheeled runner-powered yellow school bus. I pushed him the half-mile to school nearly every weekday this year, through sun, sleet, rain, and snow. He’s a kid who knows what he likes, and over the hundreds of days we did …