This week I've been reading Haruki Murakami's memoir What I Talk About When I Talk About Running, and there's a passage that's deeply resonated with me. Sometimes folks wonder, "Why run?" Well, Murakami has the answer. "Most runners run not because they want to live longer, but because they want to live life to the fullest. If you're… Continue reading A Metaphor for Life
Marathon running is as much mental as it is physical, if not more (so I'm told!). To help prepare for my first marathon I'm reading as many running books I can get my hands on. Often times I find inspirational quotes, insight and motivation in them - which I'm hoping will help train me mentally… Continue reading Run Across America
Mizuno USA shared an advertisement in the latest Runner's World magazine that caught my eye. They asked, "What If Everybody Ran?" Then I discovered this interactive campaign on their website with even more insights - score! If you're a runner I think you'll be able to identify with a lot of the items they address. The campaign features the positive benefits… Continue reading What If Everybody Ran?
After a break from running in December due to multiple colds, I’m using January to build my running base before spring training gets underway. It’s a great feeling! I’ve been slowing increasing my mileage (no injuries wanted here) and today I scheduled a 7 miler. The only thing is, yesterday Hubs and I decided to… Continue reading Treadmill Reading