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...

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...

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...

In Defense of #RWPunStreak Dec04

In Defense of #RWPun...

To be fair, critics have yet to assail RWPunStreak (nor wassail it, though it is the holiday season). But after reading my colleague Meghan Loftus’ spirited “In Defense of RWRunStreak,” I figured now is the time to mount my own preemptive case for the month-long festival of terrible...

Back in Action! Sep23

Back in Action!

It’s been a while since I posted. But unlike my last major blogging hiatus, this time I didn’t break any bones, nor did I spend the entire summer crutching around Portland and playing up my “wounded bird” status to gain sympathy, romance and customized crutch coozies. This time my...

How to Ruin Xmas Dec24

How to Ruin Xmas

Googling my way around the Internet for health news, I stumbled upon one of the most ill-conceived stories to come from a moderately reputable news source. No, don’t go looking for it yourself—there’s no space for comments, and I’d rather they didn’t accrue more page hits from my...