10 Thoughts About My 10 Mile Race

10 Thoughts About My 10 Mile Race

“I should be on a bike by now,” is what I was thinking around mile 7 of the Middletown 10 Miler this past weekend. I’ve been primarily racing triathlon for so long now that I almost forgot what it’s like to “just” run. Here’s...
The Rundown – Race, Taper, Repeat

The Rundown – Race, Taper, Repeat

Here we go again. It’s time for the race taper but, before I got too lax, I did a 10 mile race yesterday. Yep, I raced 10 miles exactly one week before the Duathlon National Championship. Genius move or worst idea ever? Only time will tell. The one thing I know...
The Rundown – Just Be Yourself

The Rundown – Just Be Yourself

There’s a great monologue at the end of one episode of My So Called Life with Claire Danes when she laments how adults are always saying “just be yourself” like who you are can be concrete and definitive. Lately, I’m feeling I have various...
The Rundown – How Good is Your “Why?”

The Rundown – How Good is Your “Why?”

My trainer asked for my advice on what to tell a client of his who is struggling to meet her weekly running mileage. She has a goal of running a half marathon this spring and is slacking on training runs. I immediately told him to ask her what her “why?’...