Tag Archives: long run

Where Flatbush Ends

A lot of marathoners complain about the LSR — the long, slow run — but those runs are what I live for, the runs that make me not just like running but have me addicted to the sport.  Of course, … Continue reading

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“Should Have Worn Gloves” (18 miles)

Sometimes people ask me what I think about on long runs. Well, here’s what I thought about today during 18 miles in the freezing rain: “Damn, I should have worn gloves.” “Latte. As soon as I’m done, I’m getting a … Continue reading

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Circling The Park (21.5 miles)

I think I’m going to shelve the video update idea after only one entry; I’m not really a “vlog” sort of person, as I’m much more given to the rumination and rambling parallelisms of prose than the perfunctory concision needed … Continue reading

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Catching Up: Long Run, Achiva, and a Head Cold

Since I’m a whole week behind in my running log, I’m going to hold off reviewing the Altra Instincts. Besides, I’ve only put a little over 7 miles on them, which isn’t quite enough to have an informed opinion yet. … Continue reading

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17 Miles At Dawn, Snowfall on the Hudson (17 miles)

I headed out the door this morning a little after 6:30 into the frozen darkness.  It was still nearly 45 minutes before sunrise, though the sky was beginning to turn from black into a muted grey.  Compared to yesterday, when … Continue reading

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