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8 mile run report

June 19, 2014 Jim 0

Sunday’s run at the beach was my longest run since February.  Because of the ankle issues I’ve had in the Newtons,  I decided to try […]

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Ankle seems better

June 14, 2014 Jim 0

My 3 mile test run in the Nikes went well. I had no ankle pain during or after the run this past Wednesday.  Soon I […]

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Trouble in Paradise

June 8, 2014 Jim 0

Just as I was thinking Altra’s and Newtons are the best shoes ever and my knee issues seem to be diminishing,  a new problem surfaces. […]

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My first trail run

June 8, 2014 Jim 0

A week after the Thomas Larner 10K,  I ran the Crozet Running 5K Trail Run and did I ever underestimate this one!  Runners were warned […]

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Sgt Thomas Larner 10K

May 26, 2014 Jim 0

I was worried about this race because it was my first time running 6 miles since the knee injury.    I was also trying out […]

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An Update

April 30, 2014 Jim 0

I have not posted anything since announcing I was going to run Chicago, so here’s what’s happening. Training will begin in June.  In the meantime, […]

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Chicago Bound!

April 17, 2014 Jim 0

I am one of the fortunate ones to get into the 2014 Chicago Marathon – my first marathon!  After not getting into the Marine Corp […]

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Playing the Chicago Lottery

April 14, 2014 Jim 0

I am contemplating my first full marathon this fall. Due to my knee issue, a course without many hills is preferred.  The Chicago Marathon is […]

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Not Quite Ready For Hills

April 14, 2014 Jim 0

This past Sunday I decided to run my normal route at home, which is loaded with hills.  While going uphill does not seem  to bother […]