Monthly Archives: May 2012

Dear Compression Socks,

Thank you for existing. Thank you for making my calves less sore. I love you. Sincerely, Trevor

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Snapping Back Like a Rubber Band

I timed a three mile run last night, and I managed it in 24:30. That’s a minute and a half faster than the first three miler I timed about a week and a half ago. It feels great to be … Continue reading

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Week One Recap

I figured I’d do little recaps of each week of training as a way to keep myself accountable. Here’s how my first full week of training breaks down. Sunday: 4 Miles. Monday: 2 miles Tuesday: A little twinge in the … Continue reading

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My Calves Have Mouths

Lately, my calves and I have been having variations on this conversation over and over. Calves: Bro! Seriously chill out! We’re not used to this “running” thing anymore. Me: Guys, c’mon, seriously? That’s weaksauce. *Continues running* Calves : Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhrgghhhh! Me: … Continue reading

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Awkward Stuff Happens Sometimes When You Run Late at Night

I tend to run late at night. As in, like, midnight. Usually, at midnight, not a soul is stirring in my neighborhood. Imagine my surprise when I heard someone scream “MAVERICCKKK!” as I ran by. Immediately stopped running and flinched … Continue reading

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Four Miler Smiler

I got a solid four miles in today at around an 8:30-9:00 pace. I ran in my new pair of New Balance Minimus Zeros, and they are not just the cat’s pajamas, but his daytime clothes as well. Seriously. The … Continue reading

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3 Miles

Today, with all the grace of a wounded, overweight bear, I ran three miles. I ran two miles last night. I haven’t been able to run that far in almost a year and a half. This is an incredible milestone. … Continue reading

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