Celebrating The Half

I have been blessed to have many great running friends. Some I actually run with too! Among those are a longtime friend Jessica Lynn. I have known and been running with Jessica since she joined the Running Fit 501 training program back in 2008. We have shared many stories about families, kids, grandkids, and of … More Celebrating The Half

No April Fool Here

Unfortunately, this is not an April Fool’s joke. A few days ago, while out for my regular weekday morning run, I somehow managed to stumble along the sidewalk, take a tumble and roll, and managed to fracture the fifth metatarsal bone in my right foot. Until the other day I could not identify this bone … More No April Fool Here

Ready, Set, Go !

For some, the first sign of spring is seeing a robin, for others, it’s opening day and the start of the baseball season, for runners it’s running the first race of the new year! The first race of the year also represents the end to wearing layers of clothing, no more running through snow or icy conditions, the wind can now be your friend and not your enemy. Here in southeast Michigan that means it’s time to run the Rock CF Half Marathon/5K. … More Ready, Set, Go !

Looks Can Be Deceiving

Despite the beautiful view of a Michigan winter scene that includes a somewhat worn path by previous runners, you may be better off to simply forego the layers of running clothes and stay indoors on certain winter days. Consider the “pluses and minuses” of treacherous winter conditions with respect to your training. On the “plus” … More Looks Can Be Deceiving

It’s Official!

It’s official, after being referred to as “Coach” by many of my running friends for years I can now officially call myself “Coach”. Following several years of comfortable procrastination a series of circumstances over the past several months combined to enable me to become a nationally certified running coach via the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) coaching certification program … More It’s Official!