Muscling Through the Misery

Kelly: We’ve already made pretty clear how much more successful, how much more enjoyable, just how much better our runs are in the fall, but last weekend’s 16-miler really took the cake for miserable long runs. There were a few factors at play: head (70+ by 6 a.m.), humidity, less-than-ideal …

Vacation Running

On vacation this summer, I am having a hard time finding a balance between actively looking for good running routes and just letting the discovery of good ones happen spontaneously. Wherever we stay, I get my hands on a local map as soon as possible, and pore over the chart to locate likely looking …

61 T.P.M.

The other day I was stuck on the dreadmill, pounding out seven miles of tempo work, bored out of my gourd. After mile 3, I started counting the taxis flowing uptown on Park Avenue South, as they passed my perch on the second floor of the gym. By the time the treadmill’s odometer …