advice to runners

“SET GOALS, NOT LIMITS": WHY NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS ARE FALSE GOALS

“SET GOALS, NOT LIMITS": WHY NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTIONS ARE FALSE GOALS

First, Happy New Year to all! For many people, entering the new year is like hitting the reset button. Time to re-evaluate. Time to reflect on the past year and determine your goals for the new year. In other words, it’s that time of year to identify your New Year’s resolutionsIt’s human nature for most to proceed in this fashion and I certainly support that. It’s always healthy to have goals and objectives.

MY BEST ACCOMPLISHMENT IS MY NEXT ONE

MY BEST ACCOMPLISHMENT IS MY NEXT ONE

I’ve always felt the genius is seeing it in the seed, that is, being able to visualize something before it even ever happens. Many times we even visualize ourselves succeeding at our goal and that usually motivates us even more to drive on and believe we can accomplish anything we set our minds to.  

STAYING ALIVE (HEALTHY VS. FIT)

For the better part of my entire life, I thought I was as close to invincible as was humanly possible. With all the running I have done, I thought no physical challenge was insurmountable. It took 59 years, but, a few years ago that all changed in a heartbeat.

THE FACTS ON RACE CANCELATIONS

THE FACTS ON RACE CANCELATIONS

Last month, I registered for a marathon in December. Two weeks ago, the race director emailed the registrants saying that the race was cancelled. Can a race director legally and legitimately do that?

DO RACES ENFORCE "NO HEADPHONES" RULES?

DO RACES ENFORCE "NO HEADPHONES" RULES?

When a race posts that no headphones are allowed due to insurance regulations and because roads have not been closed, will they enforce this rule? I found a marathon that fits my schedule and sounds fun to run, but I cannot imagine running 26 miles without headphones.