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Pawsing for Puppy Run 10k

Happy Throwback Thursday! Last month, on May 21, 2016, Misty and I ran the Puppy Run for the second consecutive year. This is a virtual run sponsored by FitFam. (Fitfam also sponsors #racechat on Twitter on Wednesday nights if you have never participated please check...

Spontaneous Fartlek

Today, on Jan. 29, 2016, I taped a brief Periscope on how to do unstructured, spontaneous winter fartlek. Fartlek is Swedish for “speed play”. A while back, I began using #FartlekFriday on Twitter to mark my Friday runs and remind others to remember to run fartlek workouts. Enjoy! Happy Fartlek Friday and have a great […]

Today, on Jan. 29, 2016, I taped a brief Periscope on how to do unstructured, spontaneous winter fartlek. Fartlek is Swedish for “speed play”. A while back, I began using #FartlekFriday on Twitter to mark my Friday runs and remind others to remember to run...

Challenge Yourself!

How do you respond to challenges? Do you run from them? Embrace them? Accept them? Ponder them? Does it depend upon the size of the challenge? They vary in size and intensity. Some can be fulfilled in a day, some cannot. Sometimes the challenges we can fulfill in a day give us a motivational boost […]

How do you respond to challenges? Do you run from them? Embrace them? Accept them? Ponder them? Does it depend upon the size of the challenge? They vary in size and intensity. Some can be fulfilled in a day, some cannot. Sometimes the challenges we can fulfill in a...

Happy National Running Day!

Happy National (international?) Running Day! Some of you may be asking “what is that?” Well, it’s a (recently designated) national running holiday (that means you run on the holiday as long as you are not injured) to celebrate the joys of running, to make your run fun. Just running as far as you can. See […]

Happy National (international?) Running Day! Some of you may be asking “what is that?” Well, it’s a (recently designated) national running holiday (that means you run on the holiday as long as you are not injured) to celebrate the joys of running, to...

The Odor of Effort

A few weeks ago, we were having a great #RunChat on Twitter when a very interesting question surfaced, something like: do your running clothes smell or stink? Boy, did that trigger some interesting discussion. If one’s running clothes do stink, can you say it’s the clothes’ responsibility instead of the runner? Or is the runner […]

A few weeks ago, we were having a great #RunChat on Twitter when a very interesting question surfaced, something like: do your running clothes smell or stink? Boy, did that trigger some interesting discussion. If one’s running clothes do stink, can you say...