In Response to Chad Stafko’s “Get Over It” Diatribe

A few days ago, Chad Stafko wrote an article for the Wall Street Journal entitled “OK, You’re A Runner. Get Over It” and since then, runners from all over the world have chimed in on what Stafko had to say, much less wonder what the act of running had to do with WSJ. If you … Continue reading In Response to Chad Stafko’s “Get Over It” Diatribe

Blogging 365, Day 68: Early to Bed

I am doing a 5k 10k* tomorrow morning so I must get to bed early after a little meditation. That’s right – meditation, not medication. I started the other night and plan to keep it going as a way to center myself after a long day at the office, my commute, etc. I’ll expand on … Continue reading Blogging 365, Day 68: Early to Bed

Blogging 365, Day 53: Like It’s Dynamite

Tomorrow morning I will be getting my first medal of the year when I cross the finish line of the Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker Run’s 30-Mile Bike Ride. It’s my first time riding in this event so I’m pretty excited yet somewhat freaked out about it since I’m roaming into unknown territory. I mean, I … Continue reading Blogging 365, Day 53: Like It’s Dynamite

Awesome ’80s 5k Run

Another month, another 5k in the books! I ran the inaugural Awesome ‘80s Run on Saturday in beautiful Pasadena, California or more to the point, the Rose Bowl loop. I had contemplated long and hard about doing this one or the Conquer the Bridge event since I’m not exactly made of money and must choose … Continue reading Awesome ’80s 5k Run

OC Fair 5k Fun Run

On Sunday I ran in the Orange County Fair 5k Fun Run, the first time I’d participated in the event. I had honestly forgotten about this one until I saw it being advertised in an email I got from Active.com so I figured I might as well go for it. Much like the WetNWild 5k, … Continue reading OC Fair 5k Fun Run