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Never Fail on Muddy Trail

Do you know that muddy trail runs can be lots of fun? Over time, I’ve learned to embrace the challenge of running on muddy trails. We’re uncomfortable at times, we lose our balance, the unpredictable obstacle or bump in the road appears. But if we train...

Run 2 Overcome

On Sunday, October 30, I ran in the Run to Overcome (aka Run 2 Overcome) in Lincoln, Nebraska, a very impressive 5k race that was held only a mile or so from our house. The race began and ended at Lincoln Southwest High School. Fortunately, as a Galloway Training...

Rocky Road

Last Saturday, I experienced a rocky run in racing in the Cornhusker State Games 5k Road Race in Lincoln. I knew recovering from my back injury that this race would be a challenge. In fact, I almost did not enter due to injury/recovery. However, I decided to run this...

Running Fortress

If and when we build that fortress around our run(s)…it’s not exactly how that song by Sting goes, is it? I know, fortress around your heart, fortress around your run. Very similar because we do run with and for our hearts, souls, bodies. But we could sing that song that way while we run. Hint […]

If and when we build that fortress around our run(s)…it’s not exactly how that song by Sting goes, is it? I know, fortress around your heart, fortress around your run. Very similar because we do run with and for our hearts, souls, bodies. But we could sing...

Love Tapering?

Beginning tapering for the Empyrean 5k Trail Run next weekend today, I reflected upon embracing the taper phase of training for races today on Periscope. Hopefully a week of tapering for a 5k is optimal. Back in May of last year, I found a 3-week taper optimal for a full marathon before running a 4:19 […]

Beginning tapering for the Empyrean 5k Trail Run next weekend today, I reflected upon embracing the taper phase of training for races today on Periscope. Hopefully a week of tapering for a 5k is optimal. Back in May of last year, I found a 3-week taper optimal for a...