Long Run Religion

Hey, Coach Randy, what’s the deal with weekend long runs? I’m not in training for any specific race right now. Can I give them a miss? J.Z. On Sundays, Jeff, we worship at the Church of the Long Run. For a bible-thumping old road-runner like me, it’s the holiest day …

Spring Has Sprung

Hello, runners, far and wide. No matter where you are, crossing the threshold into spring is a magical moment! I dare say that runners are even more giddy about it than most; especially if they have endured workouts in brutally cold and icy conditions like what we experienced in Michigan …

Bad Race

A running friend of ours from the Left Coast telephoned the other day with a breakdown of a recent marathon that turned out to be not the event he was hoping for after dedicating himself to the toughest sixteen-week training plan he’d ever tackled and not missing one single workout. …