Category: Running

Aug 05

Another trial

I haven’t run a step since Thursday morning. That’s five days. FIVE. In fact, I haven’t walked many steps either. I haven’t driven at all, and I’ve only left my house once, last night, thanks to a friend who came and picked me up. I don’t know what the problem is yet,¬†but a weekend planted… Continue Reading Another trial

Jul 22

Joining the Flock

I’ve run off and on since college, but I became more serious about it almost three years ago (August 2011) when I decided to train for my first half-marathon. Several factors went into that decision including a desire to do more for myself and my health. I had a couple friends on the Twitterz who… Continue Reading Joining the Flock

May 11

Big Sur Race Report

The 29th Annual Big Sur International Marathon¬†was my first 26.2–what a fantastic experience. It took a lot for me to get here, and Big Sur was a race that I’ve been wanting to do since grad school–well before I was ever an actual runner. It’s a notoriously difficult course, but I figured that if I… Continue Reading Big Sur Race Report

Dec 04

Runner Profile: Spartanburg Running Club December 2013

  How many miles per week? It depends–ideally somewhere around 40.   Cross-Training: My primary cross-training activity is walking my dog Parker, a Shar-pei mix from the Spartanburg Humane Society. She gets excited as soon as I put on my running shoes because she knows that when I come back from a run, it is… Continue Reading Runner Profile: Spartanburg Running Club December 2013