The Bottom, the Itch, and the Redemption

“There is an itch in runners.”  –Arnold Hano The Marine Corp Marathon will always live in infamy in my sorted running history – as a former college athlete and born-again runner, I set out with a goal to prove to myself that 26.2 was achievable.  So started the itch? The Bottom… Not exactly – it…

Great excuse to run + great cause?

While staying warm this winter – why not warm our souls and help a great cause? Are you that rugged runner who wants to make a difference while clocking some winter miles? Why not sign up for REI / Ragnar No Buts Night Run Here is their commitment for those who pledge to run on…

The sacrilegious salad

salad noun  sal·ad  \ ˈsa-ləd \ : any of various usually cold dishes: such as a : raw greens (such as lettuce) often combined with other vegetables and toppings and served especially with dressing Well it is certainly safe to say that during the holiday season, I gave Sesame Street’s the Cookie Monster some job security concerns – however, as we hit…

Jan 2018: 30-day H20 Challenge

The first fit-nerd 30-day challenge – H20 Rules of engagement: 8 x 16 oz glasses of H20 per day for 30 days Items that do not count: coffee (blah, I know), alcohol, juice (if sweetened), and soda/pop/coke/whatever your regional dialect calls it you know what I mean If you reallllly need to cheat just a little, remember…

So we meet again…

Ask yourself: ‘Can I give more?’. The answer is usually: ‘Yes’.  -Paul Tergat So we meet again on this breezy and blustery New Years Day in the Northeast – a day to remind us that all in life is not lost and that a new year may be the the key to unlock hidden talents…