Running Experiences: The Mystical Structure

During 2015 training season, one of the weird training run was during the later part of December while running at the River-walk path in Hillsborough, NC.  The River-walk is a long path of close to 4 miles that runs along the Eno river and very close to downtown area. The area includes many historic buildings and old roads and paths. ...

Do you hear what I hear? Triple Crown its in the air

Today with this event, I completed another Triple Crown Challenge. Also this event was the Durham Half inaugural race and the last event for the Race 13.1 Series. Since I was just coming from another half just three weeks ago, there was not much preparation for this one. Other than some good fast runs at Umstead State park with my ...

Turkey one, Turkey two, Turkey threeeeeee.

First off, Happy Thanksgiving, I hope is a good one. For the last three years I have been running the Skinny Turkey Half Marathon. Maybe to burn the calories before the festive dinner with the family or maybe because the first time I ran this event it was so much fun that I have been repeating every year. The plan ...

Running Diabetes: The Pump

I am Type 1 diabetic runner. Which means that I am insulin dependent which I receive in specific doses via an insulin pump. I am not going to cover what diabetes is or the difference between the types and other general stuff here. There are plenty of really good information available, you can take a look in sites like The ...

2,000 miles and counting

Just dropping a quick post to celebrate my 2,000th running mile in a year. This was one of this year's goals. It was not easy but it was fun. Accelerated schedule to compensate for the possibility of injury during the year. I was very fortunate to had an excellent year (So far) I still have one more big accomplishment coming ...

Running Experiences: Fireflies as running guides

During 2013 training season, one of the most memorable training run during that summer was when running in the trail near Duke University. That trail has tons of plants, tress and dense bushes. It is well covered, lots of shade and very humid. One late afternoon there was a storm approaching, the kind of storm that was going to hit ...

10th Marathon! and still loving it!

Today I completed my 10th Marathon and it was great. This was also the third time running the City of Oaks Full Marathon, so I am very familiar with the route. For this event, I trained with a combination of back to back long runs over the weekends and Yasso's for speed work during the week. The Saturday's long runs ...

It have been 5 consecutive events!

This is the fifth time I have run this event, I know the route, I now know a lot more people, know what to expect and I know a little bit more about running than 4 years ago. Similar to the last three years, this one land the week before the Marathon. So I always say that I will take ...

Close to the 30th, but is the slope changes that gets you.

Today I am getting closer to the 30th Half Marathon. With this being the 29th since I started running. This one was part of the season pass of the Race13.1, getting to use the pass as much as possible has been one of the goals this year. Also since next weekend I have the full marathon that I have been ...

Another half for the bling, Fayetteville Half

As part of the 13.1 running series season pass, I got to run this event basically for less than $30 dollars. Every time I run an event in the series it gets cheaper and cheaper and I love it. In addition, since I am training for a full marathon coming up in November, I could not pass the opportunity and ...