Tag: running

Sorry, but Science Has NOT Proven That Running is Good For You

Several running apologists have linked to the long-winded Guest Post: Sorry, but Science Says Running is Good for You, Not Bad. With their science hats on, they dug through all the studies and came to the conclusion that all [continue reading]

The Legend of Marlboro Marc

Today I was finishing up my hill sprints when I noticed a man standing on the other side of the street watching me. He was smoking a cigarette. I chatted with him for a minute or so about sprinting versus … [continue reading]

Caloric Nonsense at the Glitter Gym

While at my Glitter Gym, the gym paused the soccer mom workout music for an important announcement. It was a professionally made audio clip encouraging members to sign up for some nonsensical aerobic class, because it burned lots of calories[continue reading]

The Runner 1989-1995

Back in 2002, I assembled all the photos and stats from my running days.

During my first year of college (1988) I had knee surgery to correct a condition known as Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease. I was forced to wear a full … [continue reading]

Dean Karnazes – The King of Pain

Back in 1989 and 1992, I got a taste of what it was like to compete in an endurance event. I ran two marathons, both under four hours. After reading Dean Karnazes book, my accomplishments seem as challenging as … [continue reading]