The Giraffe Man

Thump, Thump, Thump, What is that noise? Thump, Thump, Thump, Seriously, what is that? Thump, Thump, Thump, Where is that coming from??? Thump, Thump, Thump, It's right behind you, or beside you... Thump! Thump! Thump! It's all around you! It has you! THUMP! THUMP! THUMP! The¬†Giraffe Man has come for your soul! No ones knows... Continue Reading →

Finishing is winning!

Have you ever worked towards an objective where at first your goal is perfection but for whatever reason switches to simply completing said objective? If so, you are and I are alike.Granted I don't try to make a habit of such situations since I strive to deliver great results to whatever I do but I... Continue Reading →

Are you a runner?

Do you consider yourself a runner? Before you answer, take a moment to think. Do you enjoy the physical action of running? Do you define yourself as a runner to friends, on your Facebook profile or through subscriptions to Runner's World? Do you frequently sign up for 5Ks, 10Ks, 10-milers, half-marathons or marathons? Back to... Continue Reading →

The Good Samarathon

It was mile 25 and I was in pain. My legs were inflamed by all the powers of the underworld, my stomach carried a ticking "GU" bomb, and my will had all but evaporated at mile 22. My first, and assuredly last, marathon was nearing completion, but every step forward felt pointless. Even though I... Continue Reading →

Amish Run

Today, I ran with the Amish. That is not a typo, I literally ran with Amish runners in the 3rd annual 'Bird-in-Hand Half Marathon' in the heart of Amish country in beautiful Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. The race is semi-famous due to an article in Runners World published on the event titled 'Running with the Amish.'... Continue Reading →

Highway Fraudery?

Have you ever read or at least seen the cover of the popular magazine Runner's World? I am not currently a subscriber but I have leafed through multiple issues and I am fully aware that it is a well edited, thoroughly intriguing magazine that covers a plethora of running-related issues in interesting fashion. And yet,... Continue Reading →

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