Are Runners Self- Absorbed, Upper- Middle Class Snobs?

It’s a question that was asked in this last issue of Runner’s Magazine in the article,”Were All Marathoners Self-Absorbed?”. This set of articles investigates how poorly the logistics of the NYC Marathon was handled by the New York Road Runners (NYRR) and how even the city seemed to have abandoned Staten Island…. but many runners…

It’s My Birthday & I’ll Run If I Want To!

As I’m sure many of you have gathered from the title of my post…. It’s my birthday! Yay! I turned 24 today. I still feel 18 though. 🙂 So, of course my friends on Facebook sent me their positive day of birth mojo. Amongst the mojo, two posts really stood out to me. My friend…

Personal Heroes

My first issue of Runner’s World magazine finally came in the mail. I was sooooo excited! My old Drill Sergeant recommended that I start reading some of their articles. So, while I was happily flipping through its pages, I came across a very interesting article about a fallen sailor. The article “After Life” by John…