Category Archives: running

When to Walk

Every runner started somewhere. Usually as a walker and then a jogger and then a runner. When we become “runners,” however, something happens. We forget where we came from and tend frown on those who are “just walking.” I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Fearlessness

I ordered my first Road ID almost three yeas ago. It was 6 weeks before I ran my first marathon (Chicago 2009). When they gave me the option to have it engraved (typically with a motivational quote, I was told), I … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Run Streak

In case you didn’t notice, I was pretty psyched about Runners World’s Inaugural Holiday Running Streak. Before I took the plunge to join the Run Streak, the most consecutive days I’d ever run was 5 or 6 days, but I’ve … Continue reading

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Race Report :: White Rock Half 2011

Anyone who ran, volunteered, spectated, cursed us for screwing up traffic, or was otherwise present in Dallas, Texas for the 2011 White Rock Marathon (DWRM) may find this statement astonishing :: This was one of the most fun races EVER! It … Continue reading

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Shake-Out Run {RunStreak: Day 10}

Ask any group of marathon runners what they do the day before a big race, and you’re sure to get a broad spectrum of answers. Some refuse to run (opting, instead, for an easy bike ride or walk) for fear … Continue reading

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Dreadmills {RunStreak: Days 8-9}

What is it about treadmills that makes me want to rip my eyes out?!?! I know plenty of people who enjoy a good treadmill run — and even prefer it for speedwork. Me? Not so much. In fact, I dread … Continue reading

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Pity Party {RunStreak: Day 7}

Wednesday was one of those terrible work days that couldn’t end soon enough. I went into the office early and left late. I didn’t have time to run in the morning, which meant that I spent a good portion of … Continue reading

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