Yamanakako — After having run a couple of the 13 sections of the 161km-long UTMF1 race course, I’d say that one can capture a beautiful view of the iconic mount every three kilometres, making it 53 views of Mt. Fuji, a handful more than Japanese ukiyo-e artists Hokusai and Hiroshige’s 362. Ultra-Trail Mt. Fuji ↩ Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji ↩
Ankeny — After ignoring two days of panicked, desperate text messages, I finally plucked up the courage to pick up the phone. He didn’t answer his cell phone or his work blackberry, so I tried the home phone. ...
Greenville — But they would be wrong. The hardest part about going for a run is deciding what you’re going to think about the whole damn time. Before you lace up your shoes, before you pull back your hair, before...
Louisville — A nudist camp became a Catholic girl’s school and then a privately run prison colony. Point to the center of this state and find it there. The solstice brought a long bus ride to our new home- dilapid...
An Ode to a Shoe.
Sunday fun day at our after-run coffee. My favorite Orlando thing to do
When I was young I hated two things: running and living in the shire.
Preparing for the run of the Eugene Half-Marathon - running on the Rexius trail yesterday morning, heading north.
Why do I run?
Things I Learned from my First Half Marathon
There is such power in these legs of mine.
I promise them it won't be much longer--three weeks more, and then hills, cold, quickened pulse, thickened blood. They punish me anyway, for keeping them in one place so long.
Running in circle in midst of chaos
Trees as old as humanity
My first meal abroad, summer 2014
Madrid. Runner at the end of a race against VIH. http://eseldisparador.blogspot.com.es/2014/06/fin-de-carrera.html
That moment when all your dreams come together...
from the footbridge
30 min 5 km Midnight ran. Photo is looks like forest at Shinagawa Chuo Koen.
They say that sometimes, walking out the door is the hardest part...
I love running here. There are always dogs, and the path goes round the waterfront.
So wet. So dark. So perfect.
Today I ran along the Charles River. And not just physically.
Good morning, jet-lag.
I don't know if this story comes with a happy ending.
Who doesn't have an Olympic dream?
Day 33: A morning run through the fog
Making a list and checking it twice...
Recovering in the shade of the imperial pines
How many amazing views of Mount Fuji can one capture on a single trail run?
Mirror, mirror, on the wall...
Never thought a marathon was inspiring before.
Today my running partner the Sun decided to wait another hour before waking up.
A goo hiker.
A few years back I had my knee operated. It didn't go well and now I can't run...
After monsoon rain through night, people queuing for start of 10k run.
Is it worth it?
new running shoes are such a treat - these have been sitting in my closet for months - finally today