Get Busy Running or Get Busy Standing

One of the most memorable movie lines of all time, at least to me, is from The Shawshank Redemption when Andy says to Red, “I guess it comes down to a simple choice, really.  Get busy living or get busy dying.”  I remember when I first heard it I thought, “Wow, that really is aContinue reading “Get Busy Running or Get Busy Standing”

How To Be A Real Runner

At what point can you consider yourself a real runner?  That is a question I have been pondering as of late.   Is it the moment they drape the medal around your neck after you have finished your first long distance run?  Is it the moment you run your first mile?  Is it the moment youContinue reading “How To Be A Real Runner”

Beginning Half Marathon Training

I never thought I was a long distance runner.  To be honest, I never thought I was much of a runner at all.  Time has a way of skewing perceptions of yourself, especially when once familiar things have become absent.  I was once fast.  My legs were never strong and they were way too shortContinue reading “Beginning Half Marathon Training”