Summer running

Summer is here! Or so we hope here in Wisconsin. It’s time for vacations, beach time, camping, and all kinds of outdoor fun! It’s also time for the summer racing season, big workouts to prepare for those races while working through the heat and humidity, and all the other running considerations. We all think of …

Before doing more, do it better

When you’re looking to improve, where should you go first? Given my training history, which I’ve shared very publicly over the years, you might think I’d say do more. If you did, though, you’d be wrong. I did more, a lot more at times, but not until I focused on doing things “better”.

The clean slate phenomenon

Do you remember when you first started running? You could do no wrong. You got better no matter what you did, even if you know now that it wasn’t very sound training. Now, if you’re an experienced runner, every bit of improvement takes a monumental effort.


In Memory of Jamie Block

On Saturday, September 7th, 2002, the West Bend West, UW-Stout, Wisconsin, and world running families lost a great family member. As a teammate of Jamie’s at UW-Stout, I would like to encourage everyone to take a moment to think of him and his family. Please click here for more about Jamie’s life and running.