Taper Not Tapir

It’s taper time once again for those running the Pittsburgh Marathon and Half Marathon and that can mean only one thing.


Are you second guessing yourself? Your training? Your entire life? Good news!

2016 Pittsburgh Wild Half Recap

IMG_2156It was a long week of training that started Tuesday with a 15 mile run around Penn Hills. That kind of mileage on a workday meant starting the run at 3:30 AM. I took advantage of the late/early hour and ran a route

Epson Runsense SF-810

I was surfing the web and something caught my eye. I thought I had just seen an advertisement for a GPS watch. While there isn’t anything out of the ordinary seeing ads for running gear on my computer the manufacturer caught my attention. Epson? The people who make printers? Is

A Day in The Life

It was a Saturday. Not just a Saturday, but a long run Saturday! I woke up at 4:30 AM bright eyed and bushy tailed and ready to rise up and meet the day! Okay, most of that was true…..some of it….I woke up at 4:30 and it was a Saturday. But it

Another Training Cycle : Weeks 10-13

12439388_10153907911533211_7044982629762112476_n Oil Well Trail – Montour Woods

I am in a recovery week, which I take on every 4th week of training. Recovery week means sleeping in, eating, crosstraining, and a little light running. This gives time for the body to heal and become

Win A Box of Running Goodies!

Sign up to The Runderful Life webpage using the “Join” option between now and Saturday March 12, 2016 and you will be entered into a drawing for a box of rad things.


Spoiler Alert!: There are no spoilers


Update : Congrats to Margaret P. from Pittsburgh!

Spring Thaw 20 miler and Weekend Training Recap

This race wasn’t a race.  Not for me. It was part of a training run, but when you have 27 miles to run and can do 20 of them with awesome people then you do that! I had planned to run 6-8 trail miles at a very easy/recovery effort, run

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