In this episode I take you back to August of 2014 and share with you a run I had on my 48th birthday in which I pondered the effects of age on athletic performance as well as the overall attitude we should have regarding aging and our abilities.
In this episode I reference the classic 80's sports movie Vision Quest, using the main character Louden Swain and his desire to take on the undefeated wrestler "Shute", as a metaphor for taking on the challenges we face in life.
The 119th running of The Boston Marathon was recently completed. As a lover of this great event, and having run it 7 times to date, I use this episode to share my experiences at the 2011 race (in which I set a course personal record) and talk about how running a marathon is a metaphor for life and striving to achieve any goal.
In this episode I share my thoughts,which I attained during a snowy early evening run,on how running is a catalyst for happiness throughout life.
The annual running of the NYC Marathon was held just a little over a month ago. After doing some reminiscing about my experiences at the 2008 race I thought this would be a good opportunity to dig into the archives and share with you my play-by-play, the race as seen through my eyes.
In this episode I share with you some challenges I faced during a 200 mile team relay race and use them as a metaphor for overcoming challenges in life.
I briefly ponder what the world would be like if everyone was a runner.
I share with you a lesson I learned by watching a hawk during a recent run.