Keep It Simple

I enjoy creative graffiti as much as the next person. This little addition to a simple street sign was a good reminder that the best approach is often the simple one, which was certainly the case this week. As I’ve slowly ramped up my miles in my Sehgahunda pre-training, I haven’t been losing weight like […]

Night Race

On Wednesday night I ran a short winter night race over the trails of a park near my house.   Trail running in the winter at night is a joyful combination of the usual dexterity and concentration games trails require with the added layers of bone-deep cold and the fact that at some point, I […]

A Two-Run Day

The first week of my training for Sehgahunda had its ups and downs. What I’m saying is, I ran a lot of hills this week. Now that the weather has turned cold and windy, I’m back in on the treadmill at the YMCA. I am not a fan of the treadmill due to the way […]

On My Way To Sehgahunda

A couple of months ago in a fit of not-so-youthful exuberance/possible stupidity I signed up for the Sehgahunda Trail Marathon in Mount Morris. Yes, a trail marathon. That means running through the woods, not on roads…which is actually better for the joints, but sounds more awful. I did a full marathon about eleven years ago, when I was […]