• Some good race photos vs No good race photos

      March 9, 2018

      Pop quiz hot shot: It’s Friday night in February/March and you’re right in the middle of marathon training.  The running plan you’ve been following has you running 15 tomorrow.  Your foot is hurting.  Not enough pain to stop you, but you’re aware of it. You feel sluggish.  Dead legs. What do you do? I’ve been […]


    • Question Everything, even conventional Wisdom

      February 4, 2018

      ‘Well, everyone knows Custer died at Little Bighorn. What this book presupposes is… maybe he didn’t.’ Eli Cash, The Royal Tenenbaums Question everything. I’m guilty of giving too much importance to the weekly long run.  I need a mulligan. Whaddya say Tony Perkins? ‘You got it Running Man!’ Cool. My advice for all my years […]


    • Christmas running advice from the Running Man

      December 21, 2017

      ‘God has given me the ability. The rest is up to me. Believe. Believe. Believe. ‘  – Billy Mills I’m so frustrated.  I want to grab you by the shoulders and shake you. YOU ARE FASTER THAN YOU THINK! You want to make this more complicated than it is.  You want to believe you need […]