Fast Friends

Best way to get faster is to run faster, with faster people, who go a little faster, so you have to run a little faster to keep up, and eventually you’ll, you know, get a little faster.

(Photo shows Shorter, Pre, and other fast friends, stomping through a shakeout run prior to a race in Paris.)

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 …