Category: Running

Two Thousand Seventeen and Me.

For a few weeks now you’ve probably heard about resolutions, goals, and big dreams for 2017. Or the doom and gloom of what lies ahead, if you read the news.

Breaking news, my new year always begins in August, as it just happened to work out that way back in 2002 when I made some major life and health changes that still stick with me today: i.e. running.

You won’t find specific goals or yearly resolutions posted here. Not this week anyway. Instead, you’ll find those being set, completed, or ultimately failed at throughout the year. You’re welcome.

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Chose To BECAUSE It’s Hard

Have you ever been in traffic and frustrated that someone cut you off? Have you lost your temper on something so trivial before? We’re so fortunate to live in such comfort, moved from place to place with little effort, which often we forget what it’s like to feel real frustration. Our frustrations come from small places, as we are fortunate enough to live with a lot of ease. Continue reading…

2016 Asbury Park Santa Run Race Recap

This morning I ran the first ever Asbury Park Santa 5k Run. It was a sweltering 25 degrees outside, and you know how much I just love cold weather. I don’t mind it if I’m running, but I despise it otherwise. Give me 70 degrees every day of the year. Why do I live in New Jersey again? I hear San Diego is nice, they’ve even got a nice zoo.

I hadn’t heard of the race before about 2-3 weeks ago. So go me for saying, “Heck yeah I’ll run a race in the cold in a Santa suit in a few weeks.” I usually like to plan out my races further in advance, because I believe I’m a real runner who needs to train for these things.

Who am I kidding? Ha. Real. Runner. I didn’t even hydrate before hand, so take that preparation. I was thirsty on the run…

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