Thursday, January 26, 2017
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Saturday, January 14, 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017
So we are bracing for an "Ice Storm." These are no fun! It was 10 years ago we had a whopper of a storm move through and many of us were without power for several days, even weeks.
We are expecting temps to be were this event has minimal effect...
Yesterday I did another 2 miler. So three days in a row of super short effort. I noticed the rebuild is going well. Rebuilding my mental effort, too.
Hope all is well with you! Peace!
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
So I do have periods where I am very obsessive about running....during training phases especially. I used to be terribly addicted to running but also I have had "winter" seasons in my running. That is when I run no miles nor have any desire or inclination to run.
Burn out is very easy to experience and very difficult to overcome. The body and mind are in rebellion when the mention of a run comes up....However; if we navigate the course of life carefully and with wisdom I believe we can endure each phase of running-obsessive/rebellion and experience the ultimate blessings of this activity.
Even now I desire to get back to my mileage base. But. I need to rebuild. The mental as well as the physical. So I have a goal. I have a rebuild plan. And I felt really good today even though 2 miles felt like 8!
One thing that is motivating me is that after 32 years and two months of running I am 168.4 miles from 25,000 lifetime miles. I will soon join the around the world club...if there is one-he he-
Hope you are well! Peace!
Monday, January 9, 2017
Monday, January 2, 2017
So a perfect day to race! 60's, overcast, breezy. The field was small and club racers were sparse! I was probably the only guy i...
So I am cutting down by about 25% this week. My old body is creaky and sore but still in one piece! I managed a 4.2 miler on the wonde...
I ran 10 miles today averaging 9:41's. I feel like I am peaking and my training has been going well. I just need to hold this leve...
One thing you can't stop....time! That's one reason I love running. The time spent running always has rewards. Instead of sit...