Here’s what the Apple’s song shuffle feature served up for my treadmill workout this morning.
Isn’t there a song lyric about laughter in the rain? I’ll bet they weren’t running at the time.
Wherein we encounter three (3!) snakes during our morning run.
Alert Gazette readers will recall this post from way back in February, when I extolled the virtues of early morning runs on the golf course cart paths that snake hither and yon through our fair city. As those of us who are prone to pessimism and/or fatalism say, all good things must come to an… Continue reading Golf Course Cart Path Running: Too Nice to Last
Disclaimer: The following contains what might appear to be disparaging and/or disrespectful observations regarding that peculiar breed of humanity known collectively as “golfers.” In truth, no disrespect is intended; some of my best friends and many of my beloved relatives (two of whom are PGA Tour winners) are golfers. Nevertheless, even they will admit that… Continue reading Golf Courses Are Wasted On Golfers
in·ev·i·ta·bil·i·ty/iˌnevədəˈbilədē/noun: inevitability; plural noun: inevitabilities the quality of being certain to happen“there was an air of inevitability about the outcome” You know how when you’re sitting in your recliner watching Netflix and eating roasted, lightly salted mixed nuts, and you drop one and it lodges between the cushion and the arm of the chair, and you know… Continue reading Chair Peanuts & Running Shoes: The Embodiment of Inevitability
I’m a bit of a data junkie, and nowhere is this more evident than in the spreadsheets I’ve kept for decades detailing my workouts. I do this not because I have an accounting degree, nor because I’m OCD (although one of those things is definitely true and the other is probably true). I keep records… Continue reading Relive your run, you masochist
In which we explore the differences between running on a treadmill vs. on a trail, and come to no conclusions.
Editor’s Note: I actually drafted this a couple of weeks ago, then promptly forgot about it. It’s yet another post about running, so you may be excused if you have something better to do, like trim your toenails or re-roof your car. But be warned; I’ve now created a new category entitled “Running,” so the… Continue reading The running adventures of an adventurous runner
Some minor running shoe fit problems can often be solved by switching to a different lacing pattern.