Adventure Racing- Camp For Grown Ups
The last few summers I’ve been living the camp experience vicariously through my two children. The best days are the ones where I can’t distinguish my son in particular from the others thanks to the head to toe dirt camouflage. The drive home is filled with detailed accounts of trekking through waist high creek water on a trail exploration. Sunny afternoons beckon canoe games in the...
Running Playlist Song Of The Week Number 21
The little injection we all need to complete that daunting run which eludes us or clock our lifetime best… Song selection based on five-point “must have” criteria: 1. Provides a kick-butt jog pace 2. Motivates us up that last *^%#$@# hill 3. Drowns out our heavy labored breathing 4. Drowns out everything and everyone else 5. Evokes a smile even when we are about to lose our lunch ...
Runner’s High 30,000 Feet Up
I am a runner. I run errands. I run to my car after work to beat my kids home from school. I run meetings and sometimes I’m running late to those meetings. I run my kids to their school activities. I run down my favorite trails to wash away the day’s insanity and calm the slate for tomorrow. I run with a down to earth crowd. I run in my sleep with tangled up sheets in the morning. I...