Last year I posted a List of Awesome Gift Ideas for Runners Who Have Everything, Including Everything on the List I Posted Last Year, which was the followup to the 2011 List of Awesome Gift Ideas for Runners Who have Everything. This isn’t a list for new runners who need shoes and coats, this is a list for runners who have the basics and might appreciate something a little different. Items from past years’ lists have appeared in the 2013 lists of popular running publications, so if you want to be cutting edge (as far as it goes among runners), this is the place for ideas.
So this year I bring you another List of Awesome Gift Ideas for Runners Who Have Everything, Including Everything on the List I Posted Last Year and the Year Before (and Lots of Closet Space)**. Continue reading
I know this running top is super popular and everyone I know owns one, wants one, and/or likes them… but every time I see one all I think is “why are you wearing a shirt with a giant arrow leading to your lady parts”? Continue reading
I did it again. Another DNF. Continue reading
I have a marathon time goal for 2014. I’m usually a bit quiet about my goals, but I’m being a bit bolder this time*. Not because I’m confident, quite the opposite, I’m terrified to even try and I have that queasy feeling in my stomach that I’m setting myself up for a big old failure. I’m cliche-ing myself with nuggets like “it’s better to have tried and failed then to have never tried at all”, but Homer Simpson keeps getting in the way.
I want to qualify for Boston, as a man my age. Continue reading
So, trail running is pretty much the greatest thing ever. Hiking on the other hand, in theory I love, but in practice I get really impatient and end up running most of the hike. This is a useful habit on vacation when I’m trying to cram as many magical sites as possible into a fixed period of time.
Well, today was a pretty freakin’ sweet marathoning day in Canada. So thrilling I’m using a record number of exclamation marks to write about it!! Continue reading
It’s race season. That means people all over the internets are complaining about how terribly difficult it is to taper.
I think those people are liars. (Or crazy.) Continue reading