June 22, 2015 in Running Times Magazine

Fear and Self-Loathing at the Races

I didn’t have enough time to train properly. I downloaded new software onto my Garmin the night before the race and didn’t realize I’d screwed it up until mile 3. The day…
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May 12, 2015 in Running Times Magazine, Selected Essays

My Best Advice

It's not unusual for me to get messages from friends, former students and strangers asking for help with their running. When faced with these requests, I'm happy to hammer out…
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March 10, 2015 in Running Times Magazine

McFarland, USA

Loved this movie. Here's what I had to say about it.
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August 28, 2014 in Running Times Magazine

Running Jerusalem

Try to imagine a more challenging city to govern than Jerusalem. The place has been sacked, attacked, captured and besieged. It's been divided. It contains some of the holiest sites…
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