Building momentum is the most important goal for new runners

I’ve had a hard time getting my road legs back.  Two years ago, I would have called myself a hardcore runner. A slow, hardcore runner, but definitely an accomplished one. … Continue reading Building momentum is the most important goal for new runners

Runner’s routine: 5 stretches I do before every run

Two years ago, I was running up to 20 miles a week. This week, I’m thrilled with 7.35. And today I got three miles in. Note that my running time … Continue reading Runner’s routine: 5 stretches I do before every run

Running trail between Alexandria and Mount Vernon is fantastic

Before I visited Lake Anna and the swamps of north-central Virginia over the Memorial Day weekend in 2018, I visited Old Dominion in March 2017 when it was considerably colder. … Continue reading Running trail between Alexandria and Mount Vernon is fantastic

Runner’s blog: How I got started running and why I love it

The minute I felt it, I knew my back was screwed. At least for awhile. I used to get sciatica pretty bad in my early 30s, and then I didn’t … Continue reading Runner’s blog: How I got started running and why I love it