Running After Dark? You Need This Gear

Stay Safe Running at Night

Winter is the most dangerous time of year for road runners. Slippery conditions, low visibility, and shorter days can make running on the roads a scary experience. If you’re like me, and your stuck working a day job in the office, you really have two choices: get up early in the morning or head out after work in the early … More

Brooks Ghost 9: Comfort and Protection for the Long Run

Brooks Ghost 9 Running Shoes Review

I just finished my sixth race in as many weeks. Three of them were half marathons. Two were personal records. Last year, I had my foot in a boot and was nursing a stress fracture in my calcaneus. What’s changed? New shoes and a new training approach. I’m 46 years old and stand 6′ 4″ tall. I’m not made for high mileage … More

Marathon was a disaster. Passed Out at Mile 15.

Marathon was disaster. Passed out at mile 15.

The 2016 Marine Corps Marathon was last Sunday. I received this message from my friend Kara on Sunday night: My first reaction was physical. Goosebumps. My first thought was: What?! You passed out and ran another 11 miles to the finish? That’s Crazy Town. Then, after a moment of reflection, I was envious. This just might be the most epic marathon … More

The Runner’s World Half and Festival

Runners World Half and Festival

The Runner’s World Half and Festival weekend was an amazing experience. But, for a crazy running nut like me, it was both an honor and a privilege to be chosen as an official race ambassador. I watched the legends, superstars, and celebrities from the pages of Runner’s World come to life in the steel town of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. In between jaw-dropping moments … More