Big Sur Playlist Feb15

Big Sur Playlist

Training for the Big Sur Marathon is officially underway, and as such, I’ve decided to incorporate a little hill torture into my workout plan. Apparently this is just what you do when you’re preparing to run Big Sur. You terrify yourself with BSIM race reports outlining the ecstasy and...

Strength Intervention Feb05

Strength Interventio...

Runners aren’t known to be a strong-armed people. I’ve long since accepted that I have the upper-body strength of those windsock men used to advertise car sales, and most of the time I’m OK with this noodle-armed fate.  But every once in awhile, the universe issues me an...

Back-To-Back Racing Jan26

Back-To-Back Racing

More than a week has passed since I returned from Disney Marathon weekend, and reintegration into non-magical life has been bewildering to say the least. There is a distinct lack of whimsy pervading my immediate environment. Cheerful music no longer follows wherever I go. And I can no longer...

Goofy Challenge Reca...

I’ll admit it—before this past weekend I never thought of myself as much of a Disney person. More accurately, it never even occurred to me that “Disney” or “non-Disney” were designations you could use to divide society into two distinct, opposing forces. I know, I know—it’s...

Disney Marathon Playlist Jan06

Disney Marathon Play...

Last month I somehow got railroaded into doing the Goofy Challenge at the Disney World Marathon. The worst part about working at Runner’s World is that it’s easy to convince yourself something like “Goofy”—chasing a half-marathon with a full marathon—is a good idea when...