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May 2011

My Name Is Rich and I Am Injured!

There. I said it. I realize that Step One is admitting I have a problem. Done. Check! It began back in February on a long hilly 20 miler as I noticed some discomfort in my right hip flexor. As per usual, I figured it was just a product of a twenty mile run by a heavy old man. In the following month it went from bad to tolerable and while… Read More »My Name Is Rich and I Am Injured!

Rest In Peace, Sammy Wanjiru!

It is with great sadness that we read of the death of 2008 Olympic Marathon Gold Medalist, Sammy Wanjiru. At 24 years of age, he was one of the greatest marathon RACERS of all time. Details of the death are sketchy at this time, but given the roughness of the last six months of Sammy’s life, anything is possible and frankly, I don’t want to know. I remember Sammy running… Read More »Rest In Peace, Sammy Wanjiru!

Enough Already!

The last four or five weeks have been barely short of mediocre. My favorite T Shirt says it best… Time to Get Serious!