9 Kid’s Books About Running

Awhile back, I was pacing at a race (remember those? You’d get together and run with other people at the same time! What a concept!) and got talking to one of my runners who was the mom of two kids. […]

Dealing with Race Cancellation Disappointment

Dealing With Race Cancellation Disappointment

Endurance running is never easy. Training for and running a marathon will always be a challenge. While mass race cancellations weren’t the challenge any of us were expecting, it is the challenge we now face. While I finished my main […]

Ways to Bust Your Running Rut

Generally speaking, I’m a fan of running routines. My running is most consistent when I get up and out the door before I even think about it. Hills on Wednesday, long runs on Saturday. It’s just what I do. But […]

How To Be An Injured Runner

I’m in the midst of training for an ultramarathon and should be just past my peak running week. Instead, my mileage two weeks ago was exactly zero. Why? I had an odd niggle in my right hamstring. Not enough to […]

When The Run Doesn’t Go As Planned

lessons learned from mistakes

Lessons Learned From My Mistakes And Unexpected Happenings On The Run I’ve written several posts about risk management and running and about being prepared for the risks of a run. These posts combine my professional training in risk management and […]

Types of Runs We’ve All Had

Types of run

Last weekend, I volunteered at an aid station for the Double Dipsea race, a famous and notoriously difficult trail race in the Bay Area. While we were setting up, all the volunteers (all veteran runners, racers, and race volunteers) were […]