Learn to Run Before You Can Walk

No, I have not lost my mind. At least that is what the voices inside my head tell me. And I did not get the words out of order. This was a revelation I had while running this past Saturday. Sometimes you do need to learn to run before you can walk. I have spoken with a whole lot of … Continue reading “Learn to Run Before You Can Walk”

The Purge

Well that didn’t take long.  Only a couple of runs in and it already begins………the purge.  It is amazing how much your mind can screw with your body. Back at the end of the last century (always wanted to say that), it took me two to three years to start running again.  Why?  Because whereas my mind was stuck in the … Continue reading “The Purge”

Training ADD

I have been listening to Brett with Zen & the Art of Triathlon podcast for many years now.  I have even run a few races with him (Rocky Raccoon, Ironman New Orleans 70.3) and chatted with him during the race.  In all of his podcasts, he talks like he is having a conversation with you and often that means he … Continue reading “Training ADD”

Running FROM Death

I can already hear it.  Someone is going to tell me how dangerous running long distance is and use the recent death of Micah True as an example.  If you don’t know who Micah True is, he is an ultra runner who was a big part of the book, “Born to Run.”  He also goes by the name Caballo Blanco … Continue reading “Running FROM Death”

Rocky Raccoon Race Report

This is going to be a difficult report to write because the end result was a DNF (did not finish).  I was 16 years old the last time I did not finish a race and that was because I got bored. This one is in a whole different category.  This will be a long post, so put on a fresh … Continue reading “Rocky Raccoon Race Report”