0 to 26.2 – Tips for New Marathoners

When I participated on the running bloggers panel at the Route 66 Marathon Expo, one of the questions we were asked was what advice we had for first time marathoners and half marathoners.  It is a good question, one that I would break into two parts - training tips and race day tips.  It occurred … Continue reading 0 to 26.2 – Tips for New Marathoners

Don’t Count Me Out

I was looking at my racing statistics recently on athlinks.com and was amazed at what I have achieved.  I have raced over 1,100 miles in nearly 100 races (5Ks and up to marathon distances) - all since I started running just 9 years ago, in November, 2006.  I remember back then it seem inconceivable that … Continue reading Don’t Count Me Out

First Time Marathoners

I have been reading various articles about research done by Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a Cornell University psychology professor, on the pursuit of happiness.  These articles caught my attention because, after nearly 20 years of research, Dr. Gilovich has come to the same conclusion that I have.  If you want to be happy, buy experiences, not … Continue reading First Time Marathoners