Independence Day is my favorite holiday tied with Thanksgiving. What do they both have in common, besides a day-off from work and the obligatory gluttony ensues? They give us a time to reflect, give thanks and spend time with the ones we… Read More ›
Week 2: Newport, Fried Food and Le Tour
This past week was a taxing one, both with work and running. I don’t know if it’s because of this damn tropical plume that’s settled in over the east coast drenching us in humidity and rain, or because of the… Read More ›
Week 1: Yoga, Gnocchi and a PR
When I creating my marathon running plan I did not notice that Week 1 was about 10 miles under my weekly average. Logically, this would lead one to think this week would be a breeze. Oddly, I am writing this… Read More ›
Contemplating new kicks?
The word of the Ducks’ odd footwear got around…guys would say, oh weird, what are those? The Ducks would allow as how their shoes were lighter than the clodhoppers the other guys were wearing, pointing out that the work of… Read More ›
I guess Mother Nature didn’t like being called a “bizzle” in my last post. To get back at me, she decided to rain on my morning run parade yet again, but this time I wasn’t having it. After the 1st… Read More ›
It’s always sunny in Albanyia
“April showers bring May flowers” my butt, More like “April flowers bring May showers and June monsoons”. To all of you that happen to live somewhere other than New England, you’ll have to bear with me, it’s just my inner… Read More ›
Making a running plan and checking it twice
A lot of people run a race to see who is fastest. I run to see who has the most guts, who can punish himself into exhausting pace, and then at the end, punish himself even more. My planning has begun… Read More ›
Happy National Running Day!
Lace them up… Pound some pavement with a purpose… Enjoy the sense of accomplishment that comes with running… Encourage someone else to embrace the sense of accomplishment that running brings… Happy National Running Day!
Literally running my butt off
For any of you who knew me but a couple of years ago, you’d remember a guy who was stocky, compact and somewhat powerfully built. I loved to lift and hated cardio. Times have certainly changed as now I’m down… Read More ›
Are you going to be a wimp or are you going to be strong today?
This week has been hella hot. I mean seriously, have you ever experienced your sweat sweating before?! With that being said, the east coast still has one more day of this muggy, 90+ degree heat wave and I have a question for you:… Read More ›