Boo! When I decided to start a blog, one of the things that I resolved to write about is the state of my profession. Yet, when I started writing, I found it easier to write almost exclusively about running. I love running and it is a great source of inspiration for me. In fact, there […]
Tuesdays are for speedwork. I would imagine that most runners have training plans. The plans could be as simple as something devised on a personal level to accomodate your schedule, or an official training plan prescribed by a coach, a book, or a magazine. Mine is loosely adapted from a half marathon training guide that […]
Each month, Runners World publishes a feature called Rave Run. It is always a photograph featuring one or two runners running through an idyllic terrain. And month after month, I want to jump in to the Rave Run photograph. I find myself envious of the beauty that some runners experience. A few days ago, when […]
I get it. I’m a healthy lifestyle writer. I should be obsessing over squash right now. I should be dreaming about it. I should have another squash recipe to share each night after dinner and each morning after breakfast. Well, guess what? I don’t. It’s the middle of October, and already I’ve been squashed out. […]
I live in NYC, which means that I am fortunate (for many reasons, but among them…) to be able to train in Central Park. I love running at the Reservoir, the Bridle Path, and doing hardcore hill workouts in the Northern Loop. But more often than not, I find myself running the full six mile […]
A couple of days ago, I set out on an easy five mile run. The planned course was two laps of a two-and-a-half mile loop around a small lake. About a half mile into my run, I felt a tightness in my left calf. I felt the urge to stop. But knowing myself, I knew […]
It’s a very good place to start. This blog has been a long time coming. I love to write and I am excited to test my fingertips on this new medium. Stick with me and let’s see how this goes. Rachel E.