Tag Archives: hot

Run Around: Blues Traveler

It isn’t often that my two hobbies intersect — long-distance running and blues harmonica don’t really have much in common, so their venn-diagram doesn’t contain a terribly large overlap:  “0ld, world-weary boozers from the Delta sitting around a smokey bar … Continue reading

Posted in Practical Runs, Runs | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

We Sweat it Out in the Streets: Going Barefoot & a Few Lessons

This morning I walked the six blocks to the dog-run completely barefoot.  I’ve taken off my shoes and walked through the park barefoot a few times, but the six blocks of Bed-Stuy concrete sidewalks has always given me pause.  There’s … Continue reading

Posted in Barefoot Running, Long Runs, Lunchtime Runs, Run:), Running with Nat, Runs | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Run:) and #nationalrunningday

I’ve decided to stop cataloguing every single one of my runs here on this blog. While I’ve have some thoughts or reflections to share on many of my outings, sometimes I don’t; while I honestly take joy in every run, … Continue reading

Posted in Barefoot Running, Lunchtime Runs, Musings, Run:), Runs | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recovery Running (3.25 miles)

A recovery run is a short, slow run (for me, that’s 3 or 4 miles, at around a ten minute mile) used to shake out your tight muscles more than build any speed or distance,   A “recovery run” is something … Continue reading

Posted in Bridges of NYC, Injuries, Lunchtime Runs, Routine | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments