Entries by Denny

Did I Screw Up My Marathon Training?

As someone who absolutely hates using marathon training plans, I’m pretty willy nilly when it comes to my running schedule while preparing for a race. I know I need to get in a certain amount of miles per week, and that I need to do some regular long runs to get ready for a marathon. […]

Training Plans Are Useless…

“Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the face.” ~Mike Tyson Sage advice from the former champ. Who would have ever thought Mike Tyson and sage advice could be linked in such fine fashion? Not me, but I think he’s on to something here. When runners come up with training plans to help […]

The Only Way to Run Faster Is….

…to run faster. Sage advice, I know. But how often is the truth so simple that we overlook it in order to try to find a “better” way. For us runners, we want to get faster so we try the newest shoes, the fanciest sports drink, different energy chews/gels, and whatever else is new and […]

The End of an Era

Athletes are a gimmicky bunch when it comes to their equipment and gear. And sometimes those athletes that have the least amount of equipment are the ones with the most peculiar habits and quirks. Enter runners and their shoes. Many runners find a model of shoes that they like, and won’t even think about trying […]