Tag Archives: summer training

Runners on Vacation

“At the height of summer, naps at the beach can be alluring, and many of us may find ourselves tempted to take prolonged vacations from exercise.” – Gretchen Reynolds, writing in the New York Times.

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Man with a Plan

Among the final, and not unpleasant, tasks of the spring track season was having a handful of one-on-one meetings with kids who wanted a plan for running over the summer to prepare them for cross country in the fall. Before … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Waiting for the Breakthrough

[My running log for the summer seems to show a negative correlation between my training and my racing; as I’ve ramped up the training, I’ve raced slower and slower. So it seemed fitting to republish this reminder to anyone building … Continue reading

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