A Few Words about Goals

Running may be my fitness program of choice, I may even love doing it, but I still need motivation to keep the wheels turning, to get up and out the door at 6 am when it’s 20 degrees outside. So, like a lot of runners, I set goals. Sometimes they are pretty general, like running […]

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10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Runners

If you have a runner in your life, you may be wondering what they want for Christmas, Channukah, Solstice, or Runner’s Sunday (which is every Sunday). Runners can be picky, by which I mean they like to pick out their own earbuds, wicking shirts and underwear. But there are plenty of other thoughtful gifts they will […]

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Best Running Documentaries of All Time

Ok, my first post in this realm focused on dramatic films. This one survey documentaries. The ratings are of course completely arbitrary (on a 5-star scale), and are listed in alphabetical order. Run for Your Life (★★★★) – 2008 – A superb documentary about Fred Lebow and the history of the NYC Marathon. We see what an amazing […]

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Best Running Movies of All Time

I love running, and I love movies. So, for the past few years, I have been rooting around, looking for movies with a running connection, whether dramatic or documentary. The only requirement was that the movie had to be obtainable. And in English (or with subtitles). This first post collects my ratings and short comments […]

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