Oh the Joy of Running, Again, In My Hoka Clifton 6’s

This story has been rewritten many times since I first started it, never with a happy ending, at least not until now. You see I have not enjoyed running, or maybe more succinctly, I have not felt good or strong or fast while running this past year or so; I was starting to think that…

Training and Racing With Injuries

The impetus for this blog, as you may have already guessed, is my dealing with an injury that has affected by ability to train for my first “A” race of the year. I’ve been doing this a long time and have been relatively lucky when it comes to injuries; I’ve had them but have not…

Racing the Wildflower Triathlon, a Primer

For over 30 years, excluding last year during the drought, the first weekend in May means a road trip to Lake San Antonio and the Wildflower Triathlon festival. With four different races at three different race distances to choose from, sprint(s), Olympic, and Long Course (i.e., almost a Half Ironman and NOT a 70.3 race),…