Tagged with Speed

PARTAAAAAY!!!!

PARTAAAAAY!!!!

It’s time for a party, people. I broke the 8:00 minute mile barrier and clocked a 7:53 mile. I don’t think this font is big enough. Oh, that’s much better. Mmm hmm. You know, speed is not the most important thing in the world. No, it’s the only thing in the world. Just kidding. It … Continue reading

Champion of the Slow

Champion of the Slow

I’m an advocate for slower paced training groups. And I don’t mean an “all paces welcome” kind of training group, but one that explicitly says, “Hey, 11 minute milers, come join us and we won’t immediately leave you behind in the dust to fend for yourself and then not invite you for krispy kreme donuts … Continue reading

Am I gonna hurl?

Am I gonna hurl?

So, with work becoming a place where I increasingly need to reiterate my new mantra, “just smile and nod” because if I speak I will surely say something that will get me fired, I’ve begun investing a renewed vigor into my running. Turns out my body can’t quite handle any more vigor. It wants to … Continue reading

The Haretoise

The Haretoise

So today the winner of the NYC half marathon did it in 61 minutes. And that’s not the fastest it’s been run. In related news, I did my five miles in just under that amount of time. You see, much like Harvey Dent on Batman or Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to make a more … Continue reading

The Need for Speed

The Need for Speed

Okay, I don’t need to ever qualify for Boston. Assuming I consistently run the same marathon pace for the rest of my life, I could be 200 years old and Boston would still say I was too slow to run. Yup. I’m slow, I get it, and while I am indeed faster than I was … Continue reading

Breaking News

Just got back from today’s 3 mile run: 29:07:58. That’s right, we’re officially well under 30 minutes for three miles. I can’t even keep up with myself I’m so fast.