Did not finish or did not fail?

Sometimes, wanting something isn’t quite enough. I work in education and we teach our students that it is okay to fail — that failure is a learning process. As I work through swirling… Continue reading

2015 Triple Crown Photo Gallery

A quick primer on this spring’s lightweight neutrals from New Balance

If you know me, you know I love running shoes. A lot. For several years, I’ve run almost exclusively in the New Balance 890. The new 890v5 just hit shelves a few weeks… Continue reading

Reflections on the Triple Crown and, well, my entire running career

Note: This started off as a race report/review but I got sidetracked. If all you’re interested in is how I did at PJ10, click here. Wow. Another Triple Crown already over. It’s amazing… Continue reading

Last place finisher’s words of wisdom

Some races just aren’t your day. Saturday’s Rodes City Run wasn’t mine. But it was Asia Ford’s. Ford, 35, was in last place. Some 6,300 other runners and walkers were ahead of her. Behind her, just the vehicles… Continue reading

Anthem 5k race report/review

Ah, the Anthem 5k — the annual rust-busting 5k for Louisville’s competitive runners and the first-ever 5k for thousands of others. This year, the race attrached some 5,458 runners and walkers despite the… Continue reading

Surprise! Mystery goodie boxes by mail

The one thing that might save the United States Postal Service is the explosion of subscription service boxes. There’s one I’m already hooked on, and one that I may soon be hooked on, and… Continue reading

Louisville’s Triple Crown of Running

January. The start of a new year and, for many of us, the start of a new racing “season.” January is the month many of us start getting back into training, after coasting… Continue reading

2014: By The Numbers

This was one of those years that just flew by. It was the year I got married, turned 30, and finally got my running groove back. A year ago, I didn’t think I’d… Continue reading

The finale

First conclusion: trying to complete this list in 30 days was optimistic. I didn’t do them all, but I will keep working on them. It definitely has helped me prioritize, but also gave… Continue reading