Journal

Light bulb #2: Marathon is bad for your feet

I’ve run for 16 years now and until three weeks ago, I had perfect feet. Okay, yeah I’ve had four stress fractures, so the internal mechanics leave something to be desired, but from just looking at ’em, people have literally

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Ian Cronin and I running

The Final Countdown to ING NYC Marathon

In 21 days, this 5k runner will be standing on the starting line of the NY Marathon, about to run 26.2 miles for the first time in my life (as hard as I can). Hot damn! For these final three

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workouts are hard

Life After Worlds (My Cup Overfloweth)

I really don’t know where to start here. If I hadn’t just checked my calendar and done the math, I would have guessed I had only been home for a week. An insanely packed week. In reality it has been

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Get ’em USA!

Hot Damn! The weather is scorching, there are vats of baby octopus at the dining hall, I’m walking around the athlete village with a big USA on my chest, and I’m racing in the World Championships final of the 5000

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A Dream Turnaround

Contest winners announced; the inside story of how things turned around in eight days; and some great videos and pictures.

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Ready to Race Stockholm? Yeah!

First race in five weeks in one of the best 5k fields I’ve ever seen assembled; hanging out with a Canyon Country star; out of body experiences; eating nasty licorice. The fun goes on in Stockholm!

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