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My 10 Running Commandments

My 10 Running Commandments

I put this list together as a means to reflect on my running style. I got the idea from a Mike Robbins book called “Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken” and recommend anyone to put together such a list. It doesn’t have to be related to...
Improvement

Improvement

“Got to finish”, “Weather doesn’t stop me”, “Strained quad… so what?”. These and many other hyper machismo mottos are what I used to use to fuel my running. In my first 18 months of distance running, I had completed over...
Training Goal Setting

Training Goal Setting

It’s late November and I am coming up on achieving my primary running goal for the year and it reminded me how important having set it and the actual steps I took in creating the goal. With only 200 miles of 3,600 training miles left to run and not in to...
When I Stopped Thinking so Much

When I Stopped Thinking so Much

A few eves before my planned 230 mile foot path from Hondo, Texas to Cypress, Texas (that didn’t happen due to weather and safety coming first) to visit a long time friend of mine, his wife and 20 month old daughter, I realized I wasn’t nervous, concerned...
Why label it?

Why label it?

I was recently reading an article that discussed when it is “appropriate” to label yourself a “runner”.┬áThe article rubbed me the wrong the way. It discussed the difference between a “runner” and everyone else that runs. I...

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