When it comes to races, marathons are truly a different beast than any other distance I have run, both mentally and physically. We spend months training and obsessing about marathon strategy, but unfortunately sometimes things don’t go our way on race day, which can lead to disappointment. Yesterday I ran the 2009 ING Hartford Marathon […]
Video recaps from the 2009 ING Hartford Marathon – so far I’ve only found one, if you know of any others feel free to drop me a comment!
I ran the Hartford Marathon this morning, and after finishing had a chance to watch some of the runners come in between 4:00 and 5:00 hours. For all of you barefoot and minimalist runners out there, here’s some inspiration from a few intrepid runners who completed the race either barefoot or in Vibram Fivefingers (all […]
Brian Fidelman, the NY Times Roving Runner Blogger, recently posted a story on the New York Times Well Blog about his experience running barefoot in Central Park with Christopher McDougall, author of “Born to Run” – you can read my review of Born to Run here. Accompanying the article is a great video of the […]
I will be running the 2009 ING Hartford Marathon this Saturday (Oct. 10). As has been the case with my previous two marathons, I’m now beginning to obsess about the course map and elevation profile. For those who might be interested, I thought that I’d share some details regarding the course that I’ve pulled together […]
Like most runners, I’m a total junkie when it comes to running gear. I find it really hard to resist trying out the next best thing, and I’m fairly obsessive about what I put on my feet. I’m therefore somewhat surprised that it took me so long to try out the Injinji toesocks. If you’re […]
I was recently contacted by a representative from the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, New Hampshire with a request to post information about a charity run that is being done to raise money for the organization. As a scientist myself, and having visited the SSC on several occasions with my kids, I can vouch for […]