April 2, 2012

Always Learning: 3 quick running lessons

A year ago I took stock of what training for my first marathon meant for me — I wrote that […]

February 17, 2012

On a marathon mission

I love hearing from runners who are training for their first marathon. I admit to getting a little giddy, I’m […]

January 2, 2012

Winter Swims, Blizzard Runs…Why Not?

I couldn’t have planned a more perfect New Year’s Day if I’d tried. Some days just work out that way, […]

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, […]

November 17, 2011

Embrace your inner crazy, run outside this winter

So Michigan apparently is going to get pummeled this winter with wet, heavy snow. So says the Farmers’ Almanac: For […]

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 […]

October 3, 2011

West Coast training today, East Coast training tomorrow

That good kind of leg muscle soreness, I’m feeling it this morning after running 19 miles late yesterday afternoon. I […]

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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