2018: My Year In Blogging

Year In Blogging

My final 2018 recap post (see my previous posts on my 2018 Year In Running and My Year In Video) This time – my year in blogging! My Favorite Posts Mindfulness And The Endurance Athlete Recap ‘Mindfulness And The Endurance […]

2018: My Year In Video

2018 Year In Video

2018 – The year I launched my YouTube Channel!! I can’t say why I wanted to do video – I don’t like watching or listening to myself on camera, but it was an idea I couldn’t get out of my […]

2018: My Year In Running

2018 year in running

As 2018 winds down, I can’t help but look back at the year that was. Overall, I’m happy with my 2018 year in running. I did a few new races and a few old favorites. Had a few pacing gigs, and […]

True Leaders Don’t Compete, They Pace

True leaders don't compete they pace

I was recently filling out a form that asked for my current marathon personal record. I realized I have no idea what mine is. It’s been years since I’ve done a marathon that isn’t either: 1) a crazy hilly trail […]

What You Can Actually Control On Race Day

Two runners on the road by the beach

About a year ago, I wrote a post suggesting you set goals that are actually within your control. Many common goals people set (OK, goals that I set) aren’t really within your control. Goals like losing 5 pounds, getting a raise at work, […]

Why Running Conversations Are Different

group running

There’s just something about the conversations you have while running that are different from any other kind of conversation. This is for sure true when you run with the same group of people week after week for years on end […]

Benefits Of Working With A Running Coach

Benefits Of Working With A Running Coach

Not that many years ago, I didn’t give all that much thought to run coaching. When I did think about it, it was only as a thing for elites and professionals, runners who are striving to win their age group […]

How My 29th Marathon Was Different Than My First

How My 29th Marathon Was Different Than My 1st

I recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of my first marathon, which has led me to reminisce about all the ways that running that first marathon was different from my last big endurance race – the Oregon Coast 50k which was marathon #29 […]

Apologies Runners Should Never Make

A foot in a running shoe

When it’s deserved, an apology can be one of the most powerful things around. But apologizing when you don’t mean it, or saying you’re sorry for something you aren’t really sorry for, can be a bad habit. As a runner, […]