Why run when you could just take a cab?

As a runner I get asked a lot of questions from my family, friends, and battle buddies. So, I decided to use my blog as a way to answer some of these questions as a series of posts. The questions of “Why do you do this to yourself?” and “Why do you run (especially when…

Cotton Is The Cloth of The Devil

After the horrific run I had a few days ago… I needed to take a mental health break from running… It was just that brutal. I’ve been doing high intensity interval training instead of running. The sad thing is that I only ran 8 miles that day. I’ve ran over twice that distance (16.6 miles)…

Getting back on track from Multiple Setbacks

The Road So Far I haven’t written for about three weeks because I’ve been jumbling my civilian job, Army Combatives Level 2 training, injuries sustained from training, fundraising for Operation Home front, and …writer’s block. Because of the physical demands of combatives level 2 training, I had to stop running during the two weeks. As…