Training for.

Tim looked at his watch. He was running the same trail he had taken Wednesday, at the same time. He was hoping that the old guy he chatted with would show up again. He’d been thinking about the old guy’s question: “What are you training for?” Because Tim wasn’t training for anything. He was just […]

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A question of training.

“Are you training for anything?” The older man had come up behind Tim, then slowed to talk. It was an innocent question. Tim should have smiled and nodded and kept running. But the surprise of a running companion startled him. Tim was running this trail for the first time. He’d been private about his exercising […]

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Running for a reason

I’ve tried to figure out how to do fundraising with running. Actually, I’ve wanted my running to be helpful for someone other than me. And I wanted to get something figured out for my 57th birthday in July. Along came the #iworkoutbeCAUSE 30-day charity running challenge. Complete at least 12 20-minute workouts in 30 days […]

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Richard and Andrew didn’t make me run.

“You’ve created a monster.” That’s what one of my colleagues told my marathon running friend, Richard, the other day. Richard and I meet weekly, but not to talk running. But I usually know when he’s heading to Boston or another marathon site. I used to laugh when he talked about running ten miles before we […]

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