On yesterday’s run along a snow-covered trail winding through stubby pinion tress and scruffy sage bushes, the sound of icy snow crunching under my feet
How much of your daily stress do you carry with you while running? Are your shoulders up around your ears, hands clenched, feet slapping the
Every time my right foot contacts the ground, a surge of pain makes me wince. Despite the ache, I keep running because I want this
The number of people who run 100-mile races is tiny–less than 10,000 a year by one estimate–relative to the 8 million Americans who trail run.
And fewer still have finished a race like Colorado’s notoriously difficult SmartWool Hardrock 100-Mile Endurance Run.
Julia had been trying to overcome her inertia by willing herself to run. She tried following all the usual advice: scheduling runs on her calendar, finding a run buddy, running first thing in the morning. But none of these tricks helped her overcome the weight of the sadness blocking her from lacing up her shoes and getting out the door.
I can sum up the weather in Iceland with one word: wet. Home to Europe’s largest waterfalls, geysers, glaciers and geothermal hot springs, water is everywhere, whether it’s bubbling up from the ground or falling from the sky.
It only took a moment from receiving the shocking news for the energy to drain from my body. Crumpled on the kitchen floor, holding the phone in my hand, I became a shell of a person.
When I’m healthy and running well, I can clearly see myself running well into old age…