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Good Life Halfsy PR-fect

On Sunday, November 5, 2016, I ran the Good Life Halfsy half-marathon for the first time in Lincoln, Nebraska. Yes, I ran my Halfsy off! The official time of 1:38:19 confirmed a new half-marathon PR: crushed my 1999 half-marathon PR by more than a minute using...

Galloping to a PR

On Sunday, October 23, I ran the Capital City Classic 15k race for the first time. Having never run a 15k race before, I did not really know what to expect. But I knew some of the course from running the Lincoln Marathon previously. This race was formerly known as the...

Calming Pre-Race Jitters

Do you ever get pre-race jitters before a race? Sometimes I do, depending on the length of the race, how I feel, and the weather conditions for the race. Over the years, I’ve learned some things that can help with managing and reducing pre-race jitters or nerves...

Doggedly Running: Top 10 Tips

Running with dogs: it’s an adventure! Do you run with your pets? It definitely enhances the experience of running but it presents some challenges. For example, always keep a tight grip on the leash. Dogs love to run and explore, frequently in directions or ways that may deviate a bit from the human directional spirit […]

Running with dogs: it’s an adventure! Do you run with your pets? It definitely enhances the experience of running but it presents some challenges. For example, always keep a tight grip on the leash. Dogs love to run and explore, frequently in directions or ways...

Run Heartily and Prosper!

Are you hardly running or heartily running? This is the question I asked today of my friendly viewers and listeners on Periscope, Snapchat, and on anchor. There is a difference and how we answer that question makes a huge difference in how healthy we are (the quality of our life) and how long we live […]

Are you hardly running or heartily running? This is the question I asked today of my friendly viewers and listeners on Periscope, Snapchat, and on anchor. There is a difference and how we answer that question makes a huge difference in how healthy we are (the quality...

3 Quick Masters Run Tips

Today, I recorded a brief scope on quick tips for masters’ runners in particular. These tips apply to all runners but perhaps a little more towards those of us in the masters age group (over age 45). Here are the 3 tips: 1. Run slower, especially on long, slow run days. This one in particular […]

Today, I recorded a brief scope on quick tips for masters’ runners in particular. These tips apply to all runners but perhaps a little more towards those of us in the masters age group (over age 45). Here are the 3 tips: 1. Run slower, especially on long, slow...