Running in Boston (Take 2)

If you follow my blog, you know that I have a soft spot for Boston and I visit as often as I can. During a previous stay, I ran from from my hotel near the Inner Harbor to Boston Common. This time I wanted to run along the water. I started at South Station and […]

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Running in Clearwater Beach

Spending a week in Clearwater Beach: what’s not to like? I stayed in a hotel right on the beach, which has the finest, whitest sand you’ve ever seen. Even though it was a work trip, my schedule had more than enough free time to enjoy the beach. I saw many people run in the afternoon […]

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Running in San Francisco

While traveling I had some free time so I spent the weekend in San Francisco. On Saturday I rented a bike and pedaled across the Golden Gate Bridge. If you know how to ride a bike that is simply the best way to see the city – you can cover a lot of ground and […]

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BodyCombat meets Running

I run 3 times a week and because I think it’s important not be too focused on one sport, I combine running with BodyCombat training. I love the combination of martial arts moves and high energy music. While sweating through my combat class I started thinking that the upbeat combat songs might work very well during a […]

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Running without Music

After reading Why Should Run Without Music I decided to give itΒ a try. And to experience it to the fullest, I decided to run completely analog today, without any battery-operated devices. I had a 5k scheduled so if I didn’t like it, it wasn’t a very long run.Β  So how was it? For starters, it […]

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What is the Perfect Running Distance?

The short answer? Whatever you want it to be! (or maybe not – see the update below…) Running should be fun and not a chore. I love 5k runs even though I have run longer distances. My friends and I decided to participate in a couple of 10k runs for charity and so I trained […]

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