Why do I run, Where am I now, and Where Do I Go From Here?

If I want to move forward in my running, I need to answer the following questions: Why do I run? Where am I now? What I want to do going forward? I have been doing a lot of thinking about those three questions as I get further into my sixties and, out of necessity, my running evolves. As a result of this reflection process, I … Continue reading Why do I run, Where am I now, and Where Do I Go From Here?

Baseball Memories and a Tough Run in the Sun – August 14, 2021

RunLog – August 14, 2021 Over the course of a day, there are sometimes themes that come about. This week has been about Field of Dreams. Yes, the baseball movie. Baseball was my first sport and I could be found during the summer at some point on most days with my friends throwing batting practice, hitting, fielding, playing 500, and just having fun without any … Continue reading Baseball Memories and a Tough Run in the Sun – August 14, 2021

Thinking – Friday – June 11, 2021

Today’s Focus Run Easy Planned Workout Description:  Day 12 – Stryd Intro Plan – 30:00-minute recovery run Where does this run/workout fit into my top 5 running priorities? Be healthy and run relatively discomfort-free – Find training plans that work for me, use prehab and rehab routines to run healthy, and pay attention to what the body is attempting to tell me. Avoid the too … Continue reading Thinking – Friday – June 11, 2021

Putting to Rest the Ghosts of 1983 Marine Corps Marathon

As I get older, I am taking the time to look back, exploring the different events, people, and things that changed the direction of my life for good or ill. At times doing so hasn’t been an easy journey, and many of the things I have and am looking at were things I would not wish upon anyone else.  However, it is remarkable how our … Continue reading Putting to Rest the Ghosts of 1983 Marine Corps Marathon

Breathability In Running Shoes

It seems that so many running shoe reviews and even brand marketing focus a bit too much on how breathable a running shoe is or is not. I read a LOT of running shoe reviews, and I notice that an upper’s breathability gets an awful lot of attention lately. Is a shoe being very breathable always a good thing? Well, that breathability might be significant … Continue reading Breathability In Running Shoes