Posts Categorized: running

No Such Thing

Not “bad” meaning “bad but “bad” meaning “good”. ~ Run-D.M.C. During my training for Leadville (the second time), I learned to appreciate any run and after a run that was less than stellar, to tell myself, “There is no such thing as a bad run.” Now this isn’t 100% accurate (Rach even pointed out, “What… Read more »


Dave’s a mess. ~ Johnny Upton Since the demise of NYC, I have not been the best/most consistent runner of all time. Frankly, I have been taking a bit of a break – particularly from structured, “must-do” training. That doesn’t mean I haven’t been out there, in all kinds of wacky weather, logging fun miles…. Read more »

4-Pass Loop

That was… beautiful. ~ Edwina “Ed” McDonnough Sometimes, you just need to lean on your friends to get you back in the swing of things and Caleb definitely upped the ante by recommending we tackle Aspen’s famous 4-Pass Loop as a main summer goal (Note: My Garmin blew up at mile 25 due to my turtle-esque… Read more »

Thinking about running…

Okay, here we go. Focus. Speed. I am speed. One winner, forty-two losers. I eat losers for breakfast. Breakfast? Maybe I should have had breakfast? Brekkie could be good for me. No, no, no, focus. Speed. Faster than fast, quicker than quick. I am Lightning. ~ Lightning McQueen When people find out I am a… Read more »

That DAM Half Marathon Race Report…

The Dash likes. ~ Dash Parr 1:26:50, 8th Overall, 3rd in Age Group PR* *Full disclosure, this was my first half marathon, so a PR was inevitable. I had high hopes for this past week’s race (That DAM Half Marathon) and I really wanted to throw down a good time and solid effort. Fortunately, my… Read more »

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