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 …

Happy But Hurting

We are training for the 2014 NYC Marathon and getting in as much quality time (with each other, with the gym, with our running shoes, etc.) as possible. Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing our weekly workout woes (whines) and marathon musings as often as they can set pen to paper …