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Week 3: Marathon Training – Shoe Drama

Week 3: Marathon Training – Shoe Drama

There’s no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing. -Alfred Wainwright Distance: 10 miles Time: 1:30:50 Pace: 9:04 Weather: 35-40 degrees, sunny, light wind Run: Long run with new shoes Ok so last week I told you all about my new Brooks Ravennas that […]

Week 2: Marathon Training

Week 2: Marathon Training

Ask yourself: ‘Can I give more?’. The answer is usually: ‘Yes’.  -Paul Tergat, Kenyan professional marathoner Distance: 10 miles Time: ~1:30:00 (No idea of the exact time) Pace: around 9 min ??? Weather: n/a Run: Long run on the indoor track I was so lazy all last week.  […]

Week 1: Marathon Training

Week 1: Marathon Training

If one can stick to the training throughout the many long years, then will power is no longer a problem. It’s raining? That doesn’t matter. I am tired? That’s besides the point. It’s simply that I just have to. – Emil Zatopek Distance: 8 miles […]

Anniversary Run

Anniversary Run

A lot of people say they love running because of how they feel afterward.  Not me. Well, I love that too, but it’s also so much fun while I’m out there. – Dick Beardsley Distance: 3.55 miles Time: 29:35 Pace: 8:19 Weather: 27 degrees, light […]

Konquer the Konza Race Recap

Konquer the Konza Race Recap

It’s very hard at the beginning to understand that the whole idea is not to beat other runners.  Eventually you learn the competition is against the little voice in your head that wants you to quit.  – George Sheehan I couldn’t resist one picture from […]

Race Weekend

Race Weekend

Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up. – Dean Karnazes My friends, As you may have noticed, I’ve taken a step back from the blog these last two months.  I had to.  With training for […]

Running the Konza – Friends Edition

Running the Konza – Friends Edition

Friendships are born on the field of athletic strife and the real gold of competition. Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust. – Jesse Owens The Run 9.0 miles The Picture The Recap You know the level of excitement you have on race day?  You […]

Running the Konza

Running the Konza

Some sessions are stars and some are stones, but in the end they are all rocks and we build upon them.” — Chrissie Wellington The Run 9.2 miles The Picture The Recap After living in the Flint Hills for about 18 months, I finally got […]

25K Training

25K Training

Balance is not about better time management, but better boundary management.  Balance means making choices and enjoying those choices. The Run 3 weeks of training The Picture The Recap You know how it is.  You have a plan.  You have goals.  And then life gets […]

Picture Post

Picture Post

Photography is an art of observation.  It has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them. – Elliott Erwitt The Run 3 miles The Picture The Recap “Someone busier than you is working out right […]


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