What I Learned in March 2017

All rightee then. We made it through March and even though I am getting to be an old fart I have learned a lot over the last month or so.

I say this every year about this time.

I am so frigging tired of the cold, snow, ice and running on the treadmill. I have done enough whining for 5 runners lately in other posts, so I will leave it at that. 🙂

However, I am more than ready for running in shorts and t-shirt weather.


My running has been going pretty good, although I did run into some Plantar heel pain in my left foot (more on that later), but other than the usual aches and pains that have accumulated over the years, I felt pretty good.

March 2017

I did get back to 150 miles for the month for the first time since November 2015. Which means I am pretty happy about that. It means that I have run pretty consistently in spite of the crappy weather we have had and the little issues I had with the initial stages of some PF problems. I did take 5 days off this month, two just because I was mentally worn out. Continue reading “What I Learned in March 2017”

Lots of Snow-Little Accumulation – RunLog 4-1-17

Happy April Fool’s Day!

Mother Nature is doing her April Fool’s joke on my little part Maine, it has been snowing like hell since early this morning and yet when I look at the road this is what I see


Which is okay with me!

The original forecast called for 6-12″ and while we will probably end up with around 4-5 inches in the driveway, it will go away on its own pretty quickly once the snow stops.

With the roads being mostly clear, unless you had to get in the shoulder when a vehicle went or were dumb enough to run in the very visible snow patches, I decided to head out for a run. I was planning on a nice easy run and for a change – that is just what I did. Continue reading “Lots of Snow-Little Accumulation – RunLog 4-1-17”