Hyannis Marathon

My pre-race warm-up run is wet and windy, but I overheated in my light windbreaker. I decide to leave behind the jacket and just run in shorts and a long-sleeved […]

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Stockade-athon 2018

The 2018 Stockade-athon in Schenectady went very well, although it highlights aspects of my running that I haven’t fully processed. In my day-to-day living, I have a lot of raw […]

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Boston Marathon 2018

You know it’s a race when… Several runners stop on the sidelines to pee on trees. Rain is coming down steadily. Various pieces of runner trash litter the ground including […]

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Boston Marathon 2015

It’s the night before the big race. I’m at J’s place after an amazing pasta meal at Basta Pasta. Too amazing. One of those meals where you just can’t seem […]

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Hip Openers

I’ve been dealing with knee soreness for a long time now. I don’t know what is irritated, or what the specific cause is (certainly ‘overuse’ would apply here). Recently a […]

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Shen Track Workout

What? Me on the track? That’s a first. This year I focused on racing. Race, recover, race, recover. For next year I’m thinking I’d like to focus on training. Train […]

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NYC Marathon

I woke up this morning at 4am. Showered, ate breakfast, and walked a few blocks to the bus to the starting line. I arrived at the start village around 6:15am. […]

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