Celebrating The Support of Fellow Runners Through Video on Dailymile

Last night I posted a video on Dailymile.com celebrating my finishing of a challenge put forth by a fellow runner. Michelle (@bklynrunner on Twitter) was shooting to reach a goal of 1000 miles for the year, and that goal hopefully was reached today. In the past 24 hours, the support shown by fellow runners for […]

Runblogger Runcast #4 – A Mile for Michelle and Matt

On December 7, 2009, Michelle J. (@bklynrunner from the Runnin’ Down a Dream blog) realized that she was 105 miles from reaching her goal of 1000 for the year. She made the decision to go for the goal, and I and another fellow runner, Matt (@luau from the Run Luau Run blog), offered to run […]

ATHLETE Movie Trailer: Inspirational Movie About Endurance Athletes

The beauty of the blogosphere is that you constantly learn about new things from fellow bloggers.  I was just checking out a new running blog called Pace of Conrad by fellow BrooksID runner Ryan Conrad and I saw his post on the new movie ATHLETE, which is set to be released to DVD in March […]

My Run: The Terry Hitchcock Story

Just came across a link to the movie below on Twitter (thanks @bklynrunner!) – haven’t seen it yet, but it looks inspirational! Check he links at the bottom for more info – screening times and locations can be found at the My Run movie website. MY RUN (Official Trailer) – Inspirational from Tim VandeSteeg on […]

Run the NYC Half-Marathon on March 21st for the Fresh Air Fund

I received an e-mail from a representative of the Fresh Air Fund asking me to post the below opportunity to run the NYC Half-Marathon on March 21st as a Fresh-Air Fund-Racer! Here are the details courtesy of the Fresh Air Fund: The Fresh Air Fund is looking for runners and sponsors to join their Fresh […]

Runblogger Runcast #3 – Running on Snow and Ice with La Sportiva Hobnails

Running through the winter in New Hampshire naturally means that I have to deal with snow and ice – there’s really no alternative aside from toiling away inside on the treadmill. Until this year, I’ve simply avoided running in nasty conditions, but even on good days the sidewalks in my area usually have a layer […]

Winter Running – Tips on How to Stay Motivated Despite the Weather

On a day when I ran my final 20 miler in preparation for the Disney Marathon in wind chills equivalent to 4 degrees Fahrenheit, I thought it would be appropriate to put together a post with some advice on how to keep running through the winter. For me, this is the first winter when I […]

Runblogger Runcast #2 – Winter Running in Vibram Fivefingers

The second Runblogger Runcast takes me on a 6.1 mile jaunt along a country road in my Vibram Fivefingers – in this episode I share some winter scenery as well as assorted thoughts on running in the Vibrams. Enjoy, and let me know what you think! Runblogger Runcast #2 – Winter Running in Vibram Fivefingers […]

Letter to Santa From My Son: – Why I Love My Kids

Image via Wikipedia Below is a letter that my son wrote to Santa Claus that was published in our local newspaper this morning – made my day! Dear Santa, It’s my birthday! I am 6 years old. I am a good big brother beause I am caring to my sister. I help my mom clean […]

Vibram Fivefingers: Ice and Snow are No Match for My Monster Shoes

I’ve gotten a lot of questions lately about how well the Vibram Fivefingers handle in the cold winter weather. I’ll have much more to say about this in an upcoming videocast, but for now, the pictures below ought to answer that question well enough – sub-10 degree temperatures = no problem for my KSO’s!