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
What does the typical builder/developer tract house have in common with most marathoners today? If you are a runner you might see yourself in the answer! … More Out Of The Box, Housing and Training
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!
Well it’s all over except the memories and the memories will always be good ones. Despite not hitting my personal goal time I did thoroughly enjoy the trip and marathon experience. The memories of the preparation, sights and sounds of Boston, a pre-race dinner, race morning, the race itself, and of course all of the many great people whom I was able to share my experience. … More Boston 2016
This blog reflects my world of architecture and my running experience. Accordingly, I have goals and intentions in each of these areas. This post will focus on my running life for the year ahead. My plans for the 2016 running year actually became quite defined back in September of 2015. Even though I had qualified … More 2016 The Year Ahead
In the past I made the mistake of looking at my Garmin to see my pace etc. During the past few years as a Garmin runner I had come to depend too much on the device and less upon my “feel” as a runner. I knew that if I was to run a smart race I needed to rely more upon the feel of my legs and body and less on a satellite in outer space to run a smart race. After all, it worked well for me for over 40 years of running. … More Finally, Do As I Do Too! or, My Detroit Marathon Story
This was originally written shortly after The City of Oaks Marathon, Nov. 2011. During a visit back to Raleigh this past weekend I met up with some avid runners and we shared a few running stories. I am reposting this race report for their review and to continue my mental prep to run the Chicago Marathon … More To Win A Marathon