Running with Ryan and Sean

Running with Ryan and Sean

Some podcasts come out on a pretty regular schedule. Ten Junk Miles usually drops on a Friday just in time for the weekend long runs. No Sleep usually drops on a Sunday and I kick myself almost every week for not yet signing up for a subscription to get the longer...
Towards the Taper

Towards the Taper

With today’s run I closed out another week of training and as of tomorrow I am officially into the tapering mode. In a sense, I have been tapering already with a big week last week – including an 80 kilometer weekend – and then a reduction this week...
Three Weeks Out

Three Weeks Out

I was feeling really flat before this run. I mean really flat. Call it being tired, call it fatigue, call it whatever – I just wasn’t feeling good. Cécile suggested I give the run a miss and instead just get some rest but I know that generally I feel...
Rainy Runcommute

Rainy Runcommute

Running home from work the last couple of days has meant I have been able to squeeze in some miles at either end of the day but it has also meant that there are a bunch of clothes sitting in the office that need to come home. Included in that bunch of clothes are my...
Missing Richard Simmons

Missing Richard Simmons

I had a late afternoon briefing call with a colleague to talk with an analyst from Silicon Valley at work and, when it was drawing to a close, I looked up at the window and realized that the noises I had been hearing outside weren’t workers at the building site...
Mud, Climbing, and Rain

Mud, Climbing, and Rain

Sometimes a run is about how you feel and other times it is about what you do. And sometimes it is about what you pass through – like this morning. I headed out for a quick 10K, myabe 50 to 60 minutes on my feet, but without any real plan beyond that. I have...