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Faster Frigidity

Today, I ran the GSK 10k Run in Lincoln for the first time. It was a fast frigid adventure. Cold and wind dominated the race (this seems to be a persistent theme this year for the last few races). The race starts and finishes at Holmes Park/Holmes Lake in Lincoln. I...

Bronzed Middle Ages

Racing through the Middle Ages…I mean my middle ages… First of all, I hope you are not upset at me blending the Bronze and Middle Ages together. I’m not trying to be historically confusing. But I’m middle-aged and well, more about the bronze… Saturday, I ran the Energy 5k as part of the Cornhusker State […]

Racing through the Middle Ages…I mean my middle ages… First of all, I hope you are not upset at me blending the Bronze and Middle Ages together. I’m not trying to be historically confusing. But I’m middle-aged and well, more about the...

Filling my Running Bucket List

Ever heard of Joy Johnson? She’s the 86 year-old  (the oldest in this year’s race) who finished the New York Marathon (her 25th), then died shortly afterward. Her epitaph might read: “I want to die running”. She’s been telling the press and her family that since at least 2008. The Wall Street Journal wrote a […]

Ever heard of Joy Johnson? She’s the 86 year-old  (the oldest in this year’s race) who finished the New York Marathon (her 25th), then died shortly afterward. Her epitaph might read: “I want to die running”. She’s been telling the press...

Super-Duper Speed Drills

Happy mid-October, my month for fall “speed drills”. It’s nice to have a break from pounding out miles day after day and focusing on my main running weakness, a general lack of speed. How does one become a faster runner? Here are a few suggestions: 1. Occasional  speed tests (5k, 10k, mile, 800s, 5mi). I’m […]

Happy mid-October, my month for fall “speed drills”. It’s nice to have a break from pounding out miles day after day and focusing on my main running weakness, a general lack of speed. How does one become a faster runner? Here are a few suggestions:...

Techno-Geek Running

GEEK ALERT!!!  Welcome to the Techno-Geek side of running. Truly, technology can be a blessing to help your running but it can become a curse if you rely on it too much–you’re not “running free” if you are too tied to technology! For now, let’s focus on the positives: how can technology help you in improving […]

GEEK ALERT!!!  Welcome to the Techno-Geek side of running. Truly, technology can be a blessing to help your running but it can become a curse if you rely on it too much–you’re not “running free” if you are too tied to technology! For now,...