Lisa and Sarah

omg i am such a dunce! so dd had a bday party here today and parents are stopping by to pick up the kids. i am talking to Rich, whom i know fairly well. we’ve had dinners together and such and then Sarah walks up. i know Sarah too! i feel like i know her … More Lisa and Sarah

Cottontail 6 Hour

Cottontail 6-Hour 4-15-2017 Final result: 15 laps or 28.9 miles about 6500′ vert. and a 1st place in the 6. not a PR but the best i could do. This was the afternoon version of the 6 (1pm to 7pm – they have another 6 in the am with both synching up with the 12-hour). … More Cottontail 6 Hour

Chaos and training

In the Wilhelm-Baynes version of the I-Ching is a brilliant foreword by the eminent psychologist Carl Jung. In it he describes our Western prejudices against anything that can’t be measured works against us when we look for help in the real world. If I may: …I can assure my reader that it is not altogether … More Chaos and training

OUCH!

1-13-17: my excitement about black canyon has turned to dread as I have developed some compartment-like nerve pain in my lower leg. It was just soreness that went away after warming up for the past couple of weeks so I was taking it easy and cutting way back on mileage and no speed work for … More OUCH!

2016 Running Recap

2016 started out great and stayed steady. In my 52nd year I completed 6 ultra marathons and had personal bests in 50 miles, 50k and 10k and ran over 2500 miles. I even got to the track meet once this summer and had the humbling experience of running a 400M. Definitely my worst event! Now … More 2016 Running Recap

and stretch!

I forgot stretching! i must remind myself to stretch mid run. it’s not a race it’s a training run. stretch mid run and hold that stretch for 15s or more. easy does it but stretch. and stretch right after when still limber. stretch and roll after. roll the calves, ankles, legs andĀ hips. get the adductors, … More and stretch!