Marathon: Just Around the Corner

We’re less than three weeks away–and I’m not nearly ready.  But, I will be before the gun goes off–at least, I better be.  Hoo boy.  Work to do.  Hills this weekend.

Getting in Some Base Miles

This week, I’m ramping up consistency in preparation for the Country Music Marathon at the end of April.  So far, so good:Monday: 3 miles just before the rain.Tuesday: 3 miles in the early afternoon and 2 more after dinner–with a bit of interval training along the way.Wednesday: 4 miles in the brisk, sunny morning.If I can get in a couple …

Running in the Snow

Though it is hard to describe, there really is something wonderful about running in the snow for me. It heightens my senses. It deepens my joy. It lifts my eyes to the horizon.  It strengthens my resolve. It extends my mileage. Like walking barefoot along a deserted Florida beach at sunrise, or coming upon a surprising misty vista in the …

Merry Christmas, Ya’ll

T’was the run before Christmas and all down the road not a creature was stirring, t’was the runner’s abode. The snow had been falling for many an hour, and it covered all things with it’s powdery shower. Preparations were finished for our Christmas delight, I just needed to run before sleeping the night. My footfalls were silent not a sound …

Merry Christmas, Y’all!

T’was the run before Christmasand all down the roadnot a creature was stirring,t’was the runner’s abode.The snow had been fallingfor many an hour,and it covered all thingswith it’s powdery shower.Preparations were finishedfor our Christmas delight,&nbs…

And So, the Training Begins

Several members of our Sum Ergo Zoom team have already started their training for this year’s Ragnar.  The new team website is almost ready to go live.  So, I guess it is high time for me to start getting serious about my own preparations. Here we go. Let the adventure begin.

2011 Ragnar Relay

On November 4-5 we’re running 200 miles across the state of Tennessee, in about 36 hours, with 12 runners and two support vans, all for one great cause.  Once again, “Team Sum Ergo Zoom” will be taking on the 2011 Ragnar Relay.  Just as we di…

True Delight

“He does not delight in the strength of the horse; He does not take pleasure in the legs of a man. The Lord favors those who fear Him, Those who wait for His lovingkindness.” Psalm 147:10-11

How Does That Go Again?

Thirty days hath September,April, June, and November;February has twenty-eight alone,All the rest have thirty-one,Excepting leap-year, that’s the timeWhen February’s days are twenty-nine.