RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

How to eat well, drink right and choose the proper running shoes

I love salty snacks, drink too much or too little while running and until recently gave very little thought to my running shoes.  I paid very little attention to healthy nutrition, proper hydration and how to get shoes that fit properly.  I ignored these at my peril…and paid the price. Eating well, drinking the right amount and type of sports drink and spending the time to get the right shoes for ...[Read More]

Larry Savitch and the Dirty Girls conquered the Spartan Race in New York

Recently I participated in the Spartan Race. The Spartan Race is a 3 mile obstacle course run and is all about endurance, perseverance, pain and a ton of fun. The one I participated in recently took place in New York at a ski area…yes, hills were involved! I had never planned on doing such a race thinking of the toll it would take on my legs during the running season.  I didn’t want my runni ...[Read More]

Olympian Carrie Tollefson Blooper Video!

Olympian Carrie Tollefson’s weekly video series covering her daily life, training and running experiences are great fun to watch.  Even better is this blooper video. “Her husband”, aka Mr. Tollefson aka Charlie Peterson hosts Carrie’s 25th episode of bloopers.  I especially love her ‘dance moves’ on the beach at the Reggae Marathon last December.  Check it out.  Run Carrie run… Until next ti ...[Read More]

Partying and running…the best way to beat the summer doldrums

I’m in the doldrums.  6 months!  It’s been 6 months since Reggae Marathon 2010 and the memories have faded.  It’s just less than 6 months to Reggae Marathon 2011 and the excitement hasn’t started to build yet.   What to do to get through the lazy, hazy days of summer? While driving in the car this past weekend, I confessed this to my wife Sally.  As usual she listened patiently before offering the ...[Read More]