Monthly Archives: September 2009

  • Quote for today 9/30

    Posted on September 30, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    “Workouts are like brushing my teeth; I don’t think about them, I just do them.  The decision has already been made.”  PattiSue Plumer, U.S. Olympian

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  • Atlanta 13.1

    Posted on September 28, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    This Sunday is the Inaugural Atlanta 13.1.  This is the first of my fall races.  I am anxious to see how this race is put on.  It is never an easy task to pull of a great first year race.  I did the Inaugural ING in Atlanta a few years ago and they certainly had […]

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  • The good in pain

    Posted on September 24, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    I have not been able to move past the words I heard and referenced from last week by Dean Karnazes about pain.  During my run today I thought a lot about pain and happiness.  I spent some time thinking about happiness.  I was reminded of the movie “Pursuit of Happyness”.  I am not sure if […]

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  • Quote for today 9/23

    Posted on September 23, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    “I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has had to overcome while trying to succeed. ”  Booker T Washington This goes along with last weeks video.  Dean Karanzes made a statement that has stuck with […]

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  • There is no why.

    Posted on September 22, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAVj2IVC9ko] I heard Rob Bell talk about this story the other day and I loved the quote, “There is no why”.  It was also funny to hear the police talk about how spectacular the whole event was. Have you ever tried to explain something to someone and knew that you couldn’t?  Such as “Beyond the […]

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  • Beyond the Epic Run

    Posted on September 18, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    This is pretty amazing.  “Beyond the Epic Run” is a feature length documentary film about a Swiss couple who live their dream to run around the world.  Together, Serge and Nicole Roetheli leave for an adventure. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5c6X-30MV8&feature=related] [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n1C0a0jYTYQ]

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  • Quote for today 9/17

    Posted on September 17, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    “Mind is everything: muscle–pieces of rubber.  All that I am, I am because of my mind.”  Paavo Nurmi

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  • Running can help your knees

    Posted on September 16, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    Good article in the New York Times about Running can help your knees It is worth a read with all we here about how running is bad for your knees.  Nice to hear confirmation on what many of us already knew.

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  • Quote from Henry David Thoreau

    Posted on September 15, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one… characteristic we must posses if we are to face the future as finishers. Henry David Thoreau

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  • Team Sweat

    Posted on September 15, 2009 by in Uncategorized

    I hope you had a chance a couple of weeks ago to check out Team Sweat at www.teamsweat.org Probably the first thing you would ask is how can I help.  Jim Keady is the founder of Team Sweat and just has a simple request.  He is not suggesting a boycot but just get informed.  Take […]

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