First place!

I’m running a 5k road race this weekend, and preparing for it reminded me of a time I was in first place in a race. I’ve never been fast enough to win a big 5k road race, but one day in the Fall of 1997 or 1998 I got it in my head that IContinue reading “First place!”

Wottle the Throttle

Lately I’ve been trying to focus on slow and steady productivity rather than the explosions of effort that I have sometimes. I’m pretty sure I get more done in the long run when I’m slow and steady, and to add to that I’m pretty sure I get more done when I do it my way…Continue reading “Wottle the Throttle”

Social “Distancing”

This weekend I’m going to try social distancing… and yes, that’s a play on words. I’m going to run my first 5k in a year, but I’m going to do the “distance” while distancing. It’s a small race in a small town, so I think I can run it in a safe way. My planContinue reading “Social “Distancing””

Back to work

I enjoy running, but as each new year arrives, and I get one more year away from my athletic prime it gets harder and harder to get into it. I take December and January off, which I guess doesn’t help matters, so when I really get “back to work” in February, I most definitely feelContinue reading “Back to work”