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Run Fearless or Go Home!

Run Fearless or Go Home!

Yesterday as I was running my longest run of the week and stopped to change the music playing on my Nike Plus program (just before it died), an elderly man saw me looking sweaty and disheveled and said, “I guess you’re going home.” When I understood he was referring to the message on the back(…)

Pre-Turkey Interval Run?

Pre-Turkey Interval Run?

Last night I joined a group for a 5 mile interval workout entitled, “Pre-Turkey Day Run.”  Not knowing where exactly the group meet, I arrived late.  While trying to follow the GPS, I saw a bunch of runners (with blinking lights on their waistlines) on the sidewalk.   I sort of knew it was the(…)

Easy Like Sunday Morning and Slow As a Snail

Easy Like Sunday Morning and Slow As a Snail

Yesterday late Morning I went to tackle the beach for a long run.  Hadn’t done that in some time but at about 6 miles into the run I realized what prompted me to take on such feat was an episode of insanity.  We all know no one– not even a good nurse–is totally immune from(…)

What About That Toddler?

What About That Toddler?

Hello everyone!  I went ahead and declared the day, FEARLESS SUNDAY.  Since cleared by my podiatrist to run, I’ve been sort of fearful of re-injuring my Achilles tendon.  Feeling some fear after injury is normal, but once I summoned that indomitable spirit and head to the door, my mind’s fear disappear life a big cockroach(…)

Running Under The Blue Light

Running Under The Blue Light

Running outdoor under the blue sky feels like being hugged by the light of day.  I am convinced no other venue compares to running in the outdoors, and I’ve found no terrain as elating as running barefoot on the beach, under a blue sky, with the deep blue sea in the distance.  Ahhhhh.  This does(…)

Aguanta!

Aguanta!

  Aguanta!  A good good Spanish (official language of South Florida?) word for….well, I was searching for the best translation I could find, but this word when used, has to be used just right and in the right context.  It is derived from the transitive verb “Aguantar,” which means “to hold steady,” as in “don’t(…)

Something To Smile About

Something To Smile About

Greetings beautiful runner and the ones considering this great sport.  So I heard you are doing well and getting out there whipping your body into shape.  Once you overcome inertia and get to rolling out of the house or on that treadmill for a run, with happy chemicals flowing all over your systems making you(…)