It started with a single push-up last summer as a bet with Luke. (Who could let a (then) 8-year-old outdo me?) Then it became a process of elimination. I wanted to challenge myself this summer physically, and I really believe in events as great motivation to do just that. I’m running the New York City...Continue Reading
In interviewing runners for my first-time marathoner book, Knocking Down Walls, I found that injuries were more the rule than the exception. In fact, when I attempted my first marathon in 1992, I developed a stress fracture and had to throw in the ‘running shoes’ for another time. Some injuries are minor and can be...Continue Reading
If ever you decide to train for a marathon, or a 5K for that matter, you will experience inevitable peaks and valleys. Bad runs just happen, and there’s no way around it (and I’m not talking about the intestinal variety). I personally like to blame mine on a 2-week extended PMS window. But someone once...Continue Reading
What are “My Stories?”
War stories. Case studies. Opinion pieces. Writing samples.