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TUESDAY TRACKS // NIGHT RUN

                          SPOTIFY TRACKS FOR AN AFTER HOURS RUN Sometimes the only time to fit in a workout is when the night is dark, quiet, and your mind is at ease from the workday. If you choose to run at night, I recommend noticeable reflective gear, your music volume not up too loud, and a safe environment...

Running 100 Miles: They Say it Will Change Your Life

After running my first (and only) 100K in November, I decided it was time to attempt 100 miles. I went home, did a little research and then signed up for Pine to Palm, a course that boasts about 40,000 feet of total climb and takes you on a tour of Southern Oregon’s mountains. I figured I had plenty of time to train. Pretty much all of 2012, right? Riggggghhhhhhht...

Running Lessons Well Learned

  It's been a great season and as it comes to a close I am thinking about all I learned this year about the sport and running. First to be successful as an athlete you need to love it.  And to train well you need to be fully recovered. As an older athlete I think I use to push myself to get workouts in, use an oxygen tent, get a massage, do Pilates, etc. When I cleaned...

Back on Track

Tomorrow is my first track day in 5 months! Yikes! It is always hard to make that transition back into speed. It certainly adds some humility! I am doing 5 times 800 with a 100 meter rest. It should be interesting! A group of about 15 old timers start at 7:20 on Saturday mornings. The two things we have in common is old age and love for the track. By the way I have to say, I...

A Whole Different Animal

I was staring at a Frontier Airlines airplane the other day and on the tail there was a bunny with Frontier’s slogan “a whole different animal."  I like Frontier’s thinking. Being creative rather than competitive has always been my approach to everything in life. Whether it’s a concept you have, how you implement something at work or how you structure...