For Streak’s Sake: 1,700 Days and Counting

A few months ago when I reached 1,600 days in my running streak, I made a blog post (click here for a refresher), where I listed a few of the negatives of streaking that myself and other streakers had experienced. It was meant to be a way to share some experiences and show that, just … Continue reading For Streak’s Sake: 1,700 Days and Counting

Copenhagen Marathon – Race Week Update

In my first training update for the Copenhagen Marathon (click Here for a reminder), I explained how my first few weeks of training went, which was about as well as I could have hoped for until a hip issue provided a setback in my 4th week of training. A lot has happened since that update. … Continue reading Copenhagen Marathon – Race Week Update

Streaking: Why It’s Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be (Sometimes)

As you may or may not know, I recently reached 1,600 days on my running streak, which means that I have run at least one mile every day since late-November 2017. Over the last 4+ years, I have been lucky enough to talk to many great runners and people on Instagram. This includes runners that … Continue reading Streaking: Why It’s Not All It’s Cracked Up to Be (Sometimes)

RunPatRun Race Series – Part 8: Garden Spot Village 1/2 Marathon Race Recap

This past weekend I raced in the Garden Spot Village 1/2 Marathon in New Holland, Pennsylvania. As I mentioned in my post last week (click here for a reminder), I was having some concerns in the lead up to this race. I wasn't feeling 100% because of some lingering issues with my hips and how … Continue reading RunPatRun Race Series – Part 8: Garden Spot Village 1/2 Marathon Race Recap

Another Race, Another Test

This weekend, I will be headed to Amish Country in Pennsylvania to run in the Garden Spot Village Half Marathon. After racing in the Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon last September in the same area, Garden Spot Village seems like it will be a similar race with a nice route along country roads. Since the race comes … Continue reading Another Race, Another Test

Copenhagen Marathon Training: The Story So Far – Weeks 1-4

A few weeks ago, in my post - Work Smarter, Not Harder - I explained why and how I was changing my training to prepare for the Copenhagen Marathon this May. I decided that it was time to change things up a little bit to be more solely focused on qualifying for the Boston Marathon. In … Continue reading Copenhagen Marathon Training: The Story So Far – Weeks 1-4

RunPatRun Race Series – Part 7: Marathon Bucket List

Several years ago, when I was bored at work (not my current job!), I would do internet searches of the best races to do in the world. It didn't really matter where the races were; just that they looked like fun. I don't know if I thought that I would ever actually run in any … Continue reading RunPatRun Race Series – Part 7: Marathon Bucket List

Inspiring Movies For Spring Race Season

A couple of times over the past year, I have posted on here about some running movies or documentaries that I found inspiring. In those posts, I recommended some movies that were more well-known or at least ones that I had seen in the past. Well, this time I went almost solely with recommendations that … Continue reading Inspiring Movies For Spring Race Season

Work Smarter, Not Harder

At the end of 2021, I set my running goals for 2022. If you need a refresher, here they are. First among them was to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Including my first marathon in 2005, I have completed 8 marathons. My first marathon was the Marine Corps Marathon in 2005, which I completed in … Continue reading Work Smarter, Not Harder