Category: workout commentary

  • Lost and battle scarred 18 miler yesterday morning [warning: pictures]

    It’s been a while since I’ve taken a spill during a run…  seems like it’s been a year and a half since my last fall, and almost 5 years since one similar in nastiness to this one, and that one was at mile 2 of a 10 mile race. There I was, lost in a […]

  • Do not try this at home.

    I was aiming for 16 miles today, and planned to get moving as close to 5:30 as possible. Instead, I intentionally disabled my 5:30 alarm at 5:15 and then woke up just before my 6:30 alarm. I ate one of those Little Debbie Brownie things for pre-run fuel. Awful nutrition, I know, but I didn’t […]

  • Best run ever

    In terms of overall enjoyment, this was probably my best run ever, 5.3 miles in 44:31 minutes. 69’F, sunny, slight breeze, Friday, no big meetings left this week, legs fairly fresh…  if every run felt like this, I’d run 100s of miles per week. I’ve spent the last week trying to squeeze in double workouts […]