Starting Over … Again

September 29, 2019 – The day I ran my last race in Berlin after a regular training cycle. September 6, 2020 – The day that I last ran a substantial distance as a logical conclusion to a series of consistent long miles (Ok – that was the virtual Boston Marathon on my birthday instead of…


Yeti 24 hour Challenge

When you are sitting home doing nothing but work and more work, your “last” marathon (Boston) cancelled and nothing else in the horizon including your motivation, and you are “on a break” with running, dumb decisions are made. Like taking on the Yeti 24 hour challenge. 3 weeks ago, the Boston Marathon week actually, my…


Trying to be normal

2 weeks before the Tokyo Marathon was to happen, the race was cancelled out of concerns for the COVID-19 aka CoronaVirus. There was outrage and frustration from a lot of runners. Japan was miles away and the virus was something that was happening in China. In time the focus shifted to Boston and London Marathons….