Runners Book Club: Range (and a discussion about Grit)

There are a lot of similarities between running books. For instance, the majority of the running books I’ve read have started in the midst of a grueling race, some mountain trek, or a long distance sufferfest, before doing the literary equivalent of spiking the camera and saying "I bet you're wondering how I found myself… Continue reading Runners Book Club: Range (and a discussion about Grit)

Race Preparations, Tokyo, and the Great Eastern Run.

Photo by Olia Nayda on Unsplash So here we are in the week of the Great Eastern Run, my first ever half marathon and the biggest event of my running career so far. The weather is looking wet, my immune system is feeling shattered, but overall I think I’m about as ready as I’ll ever be. I know… Continue reading Race Preparations, Tokyo, and the Great Eastern Run.

Mind Games, Self-Talk, and Tolkien.

I often get asked: what do you think about when you run? It’s an interesting question, but not one that I always have an answer for. It’s a difficult task remembering thought, so all that I’m certain about is that it can’t be the same thing every time. I’m no Eliud Kipchoge, I can’t completely… Continue reading Mind Games, Self-Talk, and Tolkien.