I’ve been a bit caught up in moving and going through boxes in my garage and I’ve been ignoring my blog. I am so sorry but it has been a very productive week. I’ve interviewed and written pieces on five different charity runners who will be running either the half or full marathon in Asheville… Continue reading What a Week!
I am sure there are more than five but I wish someone had told me, or I had had the foresight to tell another runner, these five things at the start of my running career. You have to remember that I didn’t start running until the wonderful age of 46 with my “baby” of the… Continue reading Five Things I Wish I’d Known
It’s been one year. It’s been six years. Two different milestones but really two very interconnected milestones. Six years ago, I toed the line at my first marathon. My mother was a big cheerleader in my running. She never said I shouldn’t do it because I’m too old, I’ll hurt my knees or any of… Continue reading It’s Been a Year
With a new year starting, I am sure most of us runners are plotting out our 2016 race schedule. I know I like to have a list of races by the beginning of the year for several reasons. I don’t want to miss a great January race. I also find I manage to keep my mileage steady if I… Continue reading Do You Re-Run Races?
You are probably thinking that the title to this post is pretty obvious. How else could people run in circles on a track for miles? Run in places, essentially, on a treadmill – again for miles? A person would have to be pretty inventive, right? Let’s talk about some every day products that runners –… Continue reading Runners Are Inventive People
Just before I put the new calendar on the wall in my kitchen – yes, I still have a paper calendar – I had someone ask me if I had a race planned for May yet. Did I want to run the inaugural Herald of Victory marathon which will be in my current area? If… Continue reading Spring Racing Schedule
With the beginning of each new year comes the reminder to renew my membership to my local running club. If you are a runner, you should do the same. Below is a piece I wrote several years ago. If a membership in your local running club was not on your holiday wish list, consider joining… Continue reading Join a Running Club