Monthly Archives: August 2014

Marathon Training Week 4

Well, I wish I could report that week 3 went perfectly, but unfortunately, I was a bit up and down.

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Marathon Training Week 3

Week 2 is done and went much more smoothly than week 1. I felt pretty strong throughout the week and had no problem pushing the pace on Saturday. I struggled a little on the long run on Sunday, but I … Continue reading

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Five Years Bike Commuting

Today marks my 5th anniversary of full-time bike commuting. I had just gotten back into cycling a couple of months before that. In fact, since I’ve kept an accurate log of all my rides and mileage (nerd alert!), I can … Continue reading

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A Metaphor for an Active Life

I was taking a look at the soles of my Adidas running shoes this week, specifically looking at the wear pattern on the soles. I have terrible form, especially in my left leg, that resulted in Runner’s Knee (ITB) when … Continue reading

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Marathon Training Week 2

Week 1 is in the books with very mixed emotions. I felt strong on Tuesday, but seemed to go downhill for the rest of the week. In fact, I’d say I was downright puny for most of the week. I … Continue reading

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And So It Begins (Marathon Edition)

My cycling year has been a disaster, due mostly to my spending the 1st quarter running, followed by training for our Grand Canyon Hike, followed by a hectic travel schedule. I’ve just not been able to get my cycling legs … Continue reading

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