Guys, I feel really … fit. The idea of putting on a two piece bathing suit … in public … is totally crazy.  But I’m doing it. I bought it. Vacation is in less than two days and its really happening, ‘cause I’m not wearing a speedo on the beach and the other swimsuit would […]

Memorial Day weekend

This weekend was fucking awesome. It stared with the 9-mile Maquoit loop in Brunswick with Jen. We did a best time for that route, 1:39. That’s about 8 minutes or so off the amount of time it took the first time I did that route in January, so I’m pretty pumped about that. Afterwards, Tony […]

Pug running

You’d think that these guys ran 5 miles today: Actually, speaking of running with dogs: I’m thinking about it. There is an event at Pineland Farms this weekend — it’s called the “Canicross 5K.” You run the event with your dog. Georgia is out of the question; her legs are way too short — but […]

Hills, hills, hills! Track club was cancelled today, so Bob gave us a hills workout. I picked the Bartlett Street hill by my house, which is a 4 percent hill over about a quarter mile. Tough. The same hill that I could not even run up once back in November. The workout was 6 hill […]

So, marathon training … continues to be delayed. I used to set up a marathon training schedule based on Hal Higdon’s plan, and according to the 18-week schedule … I have another 3 weeks before it starts. (18 weeks = 3.5 months = middle of June start) Thank god. I’m still sick. It’s miserable. […]

Back to this again. I thought that I had an elite immune system from all the good nutrition I get and awesome running I do. Bleh.