August 9, 2012

Savoring summer, looking to fall

While there’s so much to love about the Olympics, there’s one not-so-good thing that’s tripped me up these past couple […]

July 23, 2012

My Michigan Running Story: Joel Gaff, helping shape Michigan’s race event scene

Joel Gaff, 32, is well known in northern Michigan’s running community, not only as an impressive endurance athlete—he’s a former […]

July 15, 2012

Savoring the small-town race

I’m sure the fact that the event takes place in summer, during a well-known and longstanding festival, plays a big […]

May 23, 2012

A few thoughts on being on the other side…

Closer it gets to the weekend, to race day, the more nervous I am. Except this time, I’m feeling anxious […]

April 26, 2012

Race Report: Boston!

Driving more than 1,000 miles to run in the record-breaking wall of heat that was this year’s Boston Marathon was […]

December 16, 2011

Grateful: 4 things that make this runner happy

Funny how my last post was weather-related — specifically, how bad this this winter is expected to be. And yet, […]

October 25, 2011

NWM Race Report: Hills, Hills…More Hills

I think it was just before the half-way mark, on a stretch within Golden Gate Park that at first seemed […]

October 7, 2011

Run It: Grand Traverse Commons

As I type this, I’m pinching myself and – I’ll just go ahead and offer full disclosure – sipping a […]

August 24, 2011

Marathoner Mentality

It struck me as I ran watch- and music-free the other day. I was dodging tree roots and sand traps […]

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