Category: Marathon

Fast Tracking Marathon Recovery

I admit it. I am a compression sock junkie.  I read something this morning that jolted me. The marathon Olympic Trials are in 31 days. That is really soon. When I signed up for...

CIM – Olympic Trials Qualifying

The day before the California International Marathon I was confronted with two very tough decisions, both involved water bottles. Many marathons offer the elite runners tables at the aid stations to place special fluids....

2:46.00

The last open marathon I ran was in LA ten years ago. In total, between 1993 and 2001, I ran 12 open marathons. My biggest achievement as a marathoner was 30th place at the...

How to Run a Race

Even though the triathlon season is still going strong, many triathletes are long done. Bikes have been retired and swim suits are molding. It is the time of year to run. The running season...

First Time for Everything

First Time for Everything

Embarking on a new sport is often viewed with trepidation. There is no way of predicting how the body will react, whether this new sport will evoke enjoyment or loathing, or if there is...

First Time for Everything

First Time for Everything

Embarking on a new sport is often viewed with trepidation. There is no way of predicting how the body will react, whether this new sport will evoke enjoyment or loathing, or if there is...