On Finding What You Need

When you move to a new town, for even a short while, everything you need must be re-established. I need a few things to really thrive in this world day by day. Love, time to think, deep friendships, and fresh air all go without saying. I also need dogs, decent wine,...

Week 3 Training

Week 3 of my year-long marathon training to knock an hour off my average marathon time (which my pal, Brandon Nobach has calculated as 5:30:49)! Before I get to what my training looked like this week, let me just say a word about the value of support and...

Travel Running

A few days ago, there was a terrific article in USA Today about travel running: running as a way to see the sights when you’re on vacation. You might think that what Bill and I did as we quested to run a marathon on every continent was the kind of travel running...

Do You Ever Rest?

I’m cooking up all kinds of schemes and challenges for 2013, but in this last month of 2012, I’m resting. By resting I mean that I’m not training for anything in particular or working especially hard at my running. Yesterday, while I was out for a...