Monthly Archives: April 2013

Local ‘finishes’ Boston Marathon – Reprint of an article from The Independent, from Chewelah Washignton

I am reposting this article, as it is truly inspiring to me.  We fill the news with the tragedy of Boston, but it is also important to remember the good that comes out in the world as well. This article

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Lake Montebello and Herring Run Trail, Baltimore MD

Once again it was my turn to drive the boys up to the Maryland State Boychoir practice.  I have been lucky enough to carpool with another parent – which means I only have to drive every other week!    Since I

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Still Running…

I apologize, I have been a bit quiet lately!   I figured I better take a moment to play catchup! I did take a week or so off, as my knees and IT band were bothering me.  I suspect the jumping

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Couch to 5K

I know that I  have followers that aren’t runners.  If you are one of those people who have almost felt inspired to run, but weren’t sure how to start, I have some great news (if you have an android phone!)

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This is my 300th post on this blog. Today I’m not going to be posting about running, and not just because yesterday was a Rest Day.  With it being a mile stone, it seems a good time to stop and

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Fixing the foot strike

So, One of the things I began to work on when I switched to minimalist shoes, was my foot strike.  My goal was to move from being a heel striker, to a fore-foot striker as many of the websites I

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Posted in Plantar Faciitis, running, running injury, vibram five fingers

The Boston Marathon Tragedy…

Alexander Abbey took this picture in Boston on the mornin of 4/15/2013, the day of the __ Running of the Boston Marathon, without knowing what the day had to hold. My heart goes out to the victims. To those that

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Running through Baltimore while the choirs sing

Monday nights are normally not a running night for me as my son has chorus practice.   The monday schedule involves ending my work day a tad early, pick the little chorister up from karate, head to his practice in Baltimore

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To run or not to run..

Normally that seems like a stupid question – obviously, you run.   But more and more science is looking at recovery times, and even how less running can lead to more weight loss, more speed, and all sorts of other benefits.

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Out running with my buddies.

So, after a day of rest, I headed out for an evening run.  Now I had been on the fence on whether two days of rest would be a better idea (I was still very tired/sore from my training less

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Once and Future Runner

2013 Was an amazing year, for me, So I am really looking forward to 2014!

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