Category Archive: Running

2019 Chicago Marathon Preview

Crisp air, cooler temps … it finally feels like marathon season! The Chicago Marathon is October 13 and more than 40,000 runners will wind through 29 Windy City neighborhoods led by some of America’s top… Continue reading

Nike Oregon Project Coach Salazar Gets Four-Year Doping Ban

So you woke up Tuesday morning, logged on to social media and thought, “What is an Al Sal?” Dear reader, an Al Sal is a mythical beast, much like a Chiron, that is known… Continue reading

Training Logs – 6/24 to 7/14

After a training log hiatus, I’m going to jump back in this season. Hopefully, anyway. Starting with a pretty light log of the two three weeks post-Grandma’s Marathon. The irony is real, guys. I… Continue reading

Grandma’s Marathon Race Report

I’m going to start this race report with two lists. First, a list of lessons I learned. We’re all here for the takeaways, right? Don’t trust people who tell you races are flat.… Continue reading

Monthly Mileage: February 2019

Wow, February, there you went. SO SHORT. My total mileage wasn’t super high this month because a) there weren’t that many days and b) I raced twice and we backed mileage down for… Continue reading

Race Report: Anthem 5k 2019

It’s always fun to line up for the Louisville Triple Crown series — a 5k, 10k and 10 miler each two weeks apart. While we have lots of races throughout the year, the… Continue reading

Monthly Mileage: January 2019

As Gabe Grunewald pointed out on Instagramrecently, January is all about survival. A LOT of my miles this month were run on the treadmill. I watched both seasons of the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on… Continue reading

USATF-KY presents 2018 awards

The Kentucky Association of the USATF joined the Kentucky Track & Cross Country Coaches Association for their annual awards banquet on Jan. 5, which included this year’s inductions into the state Hall of… Continue reading

New year, new race plans!

I usually just plan one season at a time, setting my A race and figuring everything else out. But I worry that lassiez-faire approach hurt me this year. My goal race wasn’t enough… Continue reading

2018 Recap

Even though 2018 didn’t go as planned, I’m not upset about it. A lot of great things happened! Cool things that happened: Placed second at the Carmel Marathon and almost tied my PR… Continue reading