Why I Run – Pre-Marathon Update

I run not to get away,  but to get through. I run not to become out of breath, but to gain breath. I run to be social and I run for solitude. I run to connect and I run to disconnect. I run not to avoid work, but to inspire work. I run to feelContinue reading “Why I Run – Pre-Marathon Update”

How Long is Your Marathon?

I’ve been getting this question a lot lately and it always make me shake my head and smile. Those are about the only smiles associated with the marathon at the moment. It turns out the nagging little virus I had a couple weeks ago was actually the beginning of pneumonia. I ended up taking aContinue reading “How Long is Your Marathon?”

Push “Pause” or “Play”?

I woke up yesterday with a pulled hip flexor. It’s nothing serious. It’s completely functional and the pain can be ignored. But should I ignore it and push “play,” or give in to a pause? My nature is to keep going, using ice and other modalities to ease the pain enough to continue on myContinue reading “Push “Pause” or “Play”?”