Why Trail Running is Awesome

A few days ago Scott Jurek announced he would be running the Appalachian Trail as a last hurrah before retiring. In other sports, icons tend to make a slow descent into irrelevance, trying to hold on to their stardom as their physical skills fade. In Jurek’s case, he’s going to do something few others would […]

Lilac Runs

Over the past ten days the Lilac Festival has taken over Highland Park in my neighborhood. On Sunday I ran the Lilac Festival 5K and 10K: the 5K with a friend at a lower pace and the 10K for myself. It was a lovely day, warm but not hot, the kind of day we only […]