Not Far Not Fast

I may not go very far, but I don't go very fast, either!


Not Far Not Fast
Fartleks – Am I real runner if I do them?!

A fartlek run, in addition to just being plain fun to say, is an unstructured run where you alternate harder efforts with easier efforts over a fairly long distance.  For example, you could run easy for a couple of minutes, then do a short sprint, then slow back down to recover for your next faster effort.  […]


October 4, 2016, Exercise
My First Half-Marathon

I ran my first half-marathon this past weekend, the Bear Chase Race half-marathon on Sunday.  Here are a few thoughts on the race itself.  If you don’t want to read any further, I’ll sum it up by saying that I had a great time and I’d recommend this race to anyone. Pre-race.  Prior to the […]


Not Much to Say

This past week was fairly uneventful. I didn’t run much – one four mile trail run on Friday. With back to school events and packing for a weekend hunting trip, I just didn’t make the time to get out. The four mile run was really nice, though. It was at about 10,000 feet in the […]


September 13, 2016, Exercise
Active fun coming up – 09/09/2016

Just some events coming up that could lead to some good exercise: The Bear Chase Race Endurance Festival is coming up on September 24th and 25th.  This is a full weekend of trail races at Bear Creek Lake Park, one of the city of Lakewood, CO’s parks.  They have 5 races going on over the […]


September 9, 2016, Events