Month: January 2012

Grow Slow

Training is in full swing for marathon number 2, and I feel great.  Today I had 11 miles on the schedule that easily stretched into a beautiful 12, and boy, did I need that.  My brain just wouldn’t shut up for the first 5 or so, but eventually I found the peace and quiet I longed for.  Blue Eyes once told me that, in … Read More Grow Slow

I Fought the Good Fight

Local Run, By the Dawn’s Early Light If I could describe for you the joy of long-distance running, I would do it.  If I could tell you the story of just one long, slow run so that you could feel it – not just hear it, but know it and experience it as I have done, I would write about each of the 1,000 … Read More I Fought the Good Fight