Posted in August 2013

Race Recap: A Midsummer Night’s Run

Race Recap: A Midsummer Night’s Run

“The course of true love never did run smooth”. -A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Act I, Scene I) Running is just like being in a relationship. It is demanding (you are never satisfied with the last race). It is selfish (your body doesn’t get time off).  It is passionate (who doesn’t adore the glory of the finish line?).  It … Continue reading

The Running Virgins

The Running Virgins

So here’s a running truth: your first year on the run will be the one in which you make the most progress. Everything is new. Your body is pushed to its limits. Every time you run, you set a PR (personal record) simply because you had no previous records. With each step, your confidence grows … Continue reading

The Best $10 Ever Spent

The Best $10 Ever Spent

One of the reasons it took me so long to begin running was that I was a pro at making excuses.  “There isn’t enough time in the day.” “I’m too tired.” “There is still so much ____________ to do! (fill in the blank with any of the following: groceries, laundry, homework, cooking, cleaning).” “There is no way … Continue reading