The US Olympic team is set and the US Trials ended up being a tour de force of one of the most monstrous athletic teams our nation has ever assembled. The ten-day-long event was filled with impressive performances, entertaining human
I’ve been following Track & Field quite closely this year and I must say that team USA is set for a really impressive showing. There have been freakish performances from collegiate athletes, freakish performances from pros, freakish performances from high
Earlier this spring, I decided I would spend a month or two in Flagstaff, Arizona. The town is at 7000′ of elevation and the surrounding area is considered both a running mecca and an ideal location from which you can
One debate in the running world that we can never quite put to rest is whether it’s acceptable to run in a graveyard. When debated on Reddit or LetsRun or even at a local Turkey Trot, there’s never a satisfactory
I really enjoyed running track in high school. I was never particularly good but I won some medals at the local level. Still following the sport pretty closely often leads me to exploring its nuances. Believe me, there are many.
I’ve been running since I was 14. I was bad for a while, then mediocre for most of the rest of the time. In 2020, I put up two respectable time trial efforts (3:10 marathon and 1:30 unsupported half-marathon). Because
I used to read 52 books every year, and that always made for a catchy end-of-year blog title. I stopped in 2020, deciding to instead be more productive with my time. Like many others, I ended up with more time than I could
Continuing my Running at… series, I capped off the fall with a New England road trip. As is typical, I found AllTrails and other online resources to be useless from a runner’s perspective. I know that the audience for such blog posts is minuscule,
If you work for a big company in a big city, you’ve probably heard of the Chase Corporate Challenge. It’s an annual 3.5-mile race that serves some altruistic purpose, I’m sure. Mainly, though, it’s a reliable source of office banter
As the leaves turn and my time living with my parents in Scranton comes to a close, I’ve decided to reflect on what was a wonderful summer. I’ve visited a large number of Pennsylvania State Parks since I left Chicago.