Estimated reading time: 24 minutes It was dawn in mid-February when I stepped outside to check the weather. Snow was on the ground, but the roads were clear. The temperature was just above 40 degrees and expected to rise slightly throughout the day. Perfect for the 50-mile run I was
A recap of my 2020 running season. I got this idea in December of 2019 to start 2020 with a reflective day of running: a solo, self-supported, 50k run. Try to spend most of the run unplugged, not looking at the stats of my GPS watch-- just out there running.
Skip to recipe. I was sleeping when the text arrived at 11 pm on a Thursday night. "Want to run a marathon with me on Sunday morning?" Accepting this invitation from a college roommate and friend from two decades ago didn't seem particularly advisable. I had
2021 did not turn out to be the year of running that I thought it might be. Entering the pandemic in 2020 upended life. With everything closed, I coped by running more, clocking 5 marathon-distance runs in five weekends in the spring, then 6 marathon-distance runs in six weeks in
On Sunday I ran from Bloomington, Indiana to Nashville, Indiana, had lunch with some friends and ran home– a 37 mile round-trip in an almost 44 year old body. Here are seven insights I learned from the experience. 1. Choose your own adventure My longest runs prior to this had
I’ve been using the Osprey Daylite pack for almost 5 years for run commuting with a small laptop. It’s been totally great and is an amazing deal at about $50. I’ve been running more frequently recently and bought a second pack to give the Daylite more of