Aging Runnah

I Am What I Am – My Experiences or Thoughts on Running and More – by Harold L. Shaw

A Long Day – RunLog 1-29-15

Well…it was 5*F when it was time to go for Bennie’s run, so we did a walk – downback, we just don’t run well at colder than 15-20*F. I wasn’t … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

Knowing When to Say When – RunLog 1-28-15

Sometimes, well most of the time I am not the brightest bulb in the room, but after a while, after a long while, even I know when to say when. … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photos From Yesterday’s Blizzard – RunLog 1-27-15

No running yesterday, the Winter Storm Juno – errr the blizzard made sure of that. I may be crazy at times, but even I didn’t bother trying to run in … Continue reading

January 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

Treadmill Speedwork-Wow – RunLog 1-26-15

Well Bennie and I decided not to run at 9*F with some breeziness (this single digit stuff is just too cold) and did a walk up-back. The sunshine was the … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

Week in Review – A Very Good Week – Ending 1-25-15

A bunch of stuff happened this week: The weather is still the big news and how cold it is and this coming week how much damn snow is forecast for … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Two Tough Easy Runs – RunLog 1-25-15

We only got about 3-4″ of the white stuff last night, which was enough to snow-blow the driveway, but not enough to pack down well on the ice that we … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Little Trip to End a Good Run – RunLog 1-24-15

Well the approaching storm hasn’t gotten here yet and I actually got out to do a Bennie run before it started. Temps weren’t bad in the mid 20’s, just a … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 6 Comments

Back They Went and A Great Massage Again – RunLog 1-23-15

After yesterday’s 5.0 miles on the treadmill in the Saucony Ride 7’s, I was hopeful, yet at the same time wasn’t convinced that they were what I was looking for. … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

GPS and Running – Is It That Great?

Is seems to me that there is a new paradigm going around in the running world. That to be a serious runner or to be taken seriously as a runner … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 17 Comments
“This much is true: we can become as great an athlete as we reasonably conceive of ourselves and hold the view honestly and continuously."
"Hopes and wishful thinkings soon collapse and disappear. The power to do remains with us, if it is in us. It may change direction, may change its form, but it never entirely deserts us or leaves us, even if we think it has gone at times."
"It is for us to develop our full powers as we can. …Every athlete must do his own conditioning and training: welcome and accept his own suffering and pains. There is no other way.”
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