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Give Yourself Credit

Give Yourself Credit

Google tells me that it was Theodore Roosevelt who coined the phrase “Comparison is the thief of joy”. This is a favorite quote of mine because it just simply strikes the right chord with me and coincides with my approach to running. The actions of others...
Dam 50K: The Smart Run

Dam 50K: The Smart Run

I always enjoy writing a little something about each race and this Saturday was dedicated to the Dam 50K at Smith Mountain Lake in western Virginia. This was another David Horton race and as always the organization from sign up on Ultra Sign Up to the finish with...
Enjoying 200 Miles in Virginia

Enjoying 200 Miles in Virginia

I enjoy writing “race reports” in a short and to the point kind of approach. I don’t write about the “struggle” of any of this because it’s not a struggle. I don’t have those stories of overcoming self perceived odds to...
Being Snarky

Being Snarky

I should be a bigger person and definitely appreciate that we are all allowed our opinions but when it comes to running to which I have a special bond, I get annoyed with all the bitching and moaning sometimes. I am gearing that last comment to the major race...
Let’s Go Trailing

Let’s Go Trailing

Beautiful! The Green Legs and Hamstrings Trail Marathon held in Danville, Va and organized by the Parks and Recreation Department was absolutely beautiful from beginning to end. As always, short, simple and positive is my style so here you go. The Good There were...

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