You Might Be A Runner:
You might be a runner if: You run further every week than the miles you drive to work. You spend $125 for a pair of running shoes every 6 months but haven’t bought a pair […]
Excuses, excuses, excuses
Over the dozens of years that I’ve been running, it’s inevitable that, when I discuss running with someone, this comment is invariably raised “I’d love to start running” to which I invariably reply “why don’t […]
To race or not to race
With apologies to William Shakespeare, “To race or not to race, that is the question” is one that every runner, especially beginners, asks themselves. Unless you are a professional (which leaves out the other 99.9% […]
Things only runners say:
Oh, I can’t go to that, I’ve got a long run tomorrow! It could be true, on the other hand, it might mean you don’t want to go to: the ballet, your mother in laws birthday […]
Runners vocabulary – explained.
There are many terms that are regularly used by members of the running community but that may be baffling to non runners. So, someday when you happen to be talking to a runner, here’s a […]
So it’s winter!
Well it’s finally Winter (with a capital W) here in northeast Ohio again. Now I have to hear the constant complaint about how cold it is and “when is spring going to come?” and “have […]
Goodbye 2017, Hello 2018.
Most people “ring in” the New Year. I, conversely, “run in” the New Year. For many years now I have participated in a New Years Eve run at a few different venues. Living here in […]
The Good Old Days?
Well, it’s Holiday time and everyone is asking friends and family “what do you want for Christmas”? For runners there is always something new we need (or think we need). Who can’t use new shorts, […]
HumorOutcasts Radio Interview with Roger Hollis
The day before Thanksgiving I had a chance to stop by the office of Roger Hollis with a mobile production set up and talk to him about running and his new book, the “Running Log.” […]