June 2018

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Isn’t that the way it goes sometimes? So last week, after my Runspittle whinefest (http://runspittle.blogspot.com/2018/06/clarity-through-whining-makes-winning.html) , I actually had a pretty good running week. Got in 56 miles and some of them were as close to pain free as I think It could possibly be at this time. All in all, I was pretty jazzed up. A definite step forward. Then, it happened.Sunday, we (my son Ryan and me) were moving… Read More »One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Clarity Through Whining Makes a Winning Combo

Only need one, actually Two weeks ago, I ran the Dexter to Ann Arbor Half Marathon. It was okay. It was slow (that’s what old, tired, fat guys do, they run slow). Mostly, it was eye-opening. I thought I could run faster. I didn’t. Of course, I have been doing this long enough that I am quite aware that when you train slow, you race slow (and I train slow).… Read More »Clarity Through Whining Makes a Winning Combo

Enjoying a Little Kicking Back And…. the Bolder Boulder

Bolder Boulder 10K With it having been a hair over a month since Eugene, I have been enjoying this time to sort of kick back and run some lowish miles and not think about much. The weeks have averaged 40-50 miles and with the exception of one tempo run, nothing significant has happened. Well, almost nothing, there was the Bolder Boulder. Once again I have followed the masses to a race with… Read More »Enjoying a Little Kicking Back And…. the Bolder Boulder