LSD

LSD

While in Chicago, I had the opportunity to do a Long Slow Distance run along Lake Shore Drive–LSD on LSD. Thanks I’m sure to the carb-load at Giordano’s Stuffed Pizza (2 pieces and I was stuffed!), I felt strong throughout the run, and I was...
A New Perspective on Perseverance

A New Perspective on Perseverance

My word for running this year is perseverance. At the outset, I believed it meant persevering through the hard training it would take to qualify for Boston. It may still mean that, but there’s definitely been a twist.  The flare-up of my tendon toward the...
Rainbows & Unicorns

Rainbows & Unicorns

Sometime last summer, I was on a long run, praying about Boston, and as I ran through a series of sprinklers where the sunlight was at just the right angle, I found myself running through rainbows.  The phrase “rainbows and unicorns” popped into my...
Running Goals for 2015

Running Goals for 2015

The plan for 2015 is simple, summarized by answering just a handful of questions: What ideas or principles will guide your running for the next year?   My guiding scripture for running in 2015 is Romans 5:3-5: …we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we...

P31

Ever since I learned that there were people who ran beyond 26.2, I have been intrigued by ultramarathoning.  I was signed up for a 50K a year ago but had to take a DNS due to injury, and I’ve had to wait for my chance to join the club.  Today was my...