Late Summer on the South Brooklyn Waterfront

Finally an easy run that I made myself run easily, except that I got kinda hungry. I wanted to enjoy myself on a down kind of day, feeling the end of summer around the corner. The run became an old fashioned explore of the kind I used to run during and after my Mom was … Continue reading

Back to the Beach

I took it easy this week to recover from my sub-7 minute 10 miler which was a little harder to do than I had hoped. My training schedule had a few extra weeks built in so I thought this would be a good week to take off as my body rebuilt, I felt good, and … Continue reading

Running for the Maryland 400 in the first Battle of Brooklyn 10 Miler

Today, 234 years to the day, the enemy – those limey Redcoats – crossed the Narrows from Staten Island and invaded our dear Brooklyn. The weather during the Battle of Brooklyn, that fateful week, was very similar to that of today – HUMID and grey [sic] misty rain, heavy at times with floods and fog. An excellent day to run 10 miles…Read more

Cemetery – Park – Garden Intervals at Marathon Pace

After a 1 mile warm-up, I ran 2 miles at Marathon Pace with a half mile recovery. Successfully done without too much effort, I’d like to be able to relax overall a bit more. I can end up too driven by externalities that I forget to just relax and run from within. I suppose that’s … Continue reading

Another trip around the Cemetery and Garden

This was an easy run, recovering to some degree after Saturday’s long run. I did not try to do anything in particular except not overdo it. I managed to pay very little attention to my statistical readouts for much of the run. Without trying, it looks like I ended up doing quite a few miles … Continue reading