Category Archives: Winning

Well, THAT’S a Stupid Place to Put a Rock

The streets in my neighborhood all slope down from the center of the road to either side. Basically, they look like wide, shallow upside down letter Vs. This is incredibly annoying to a runner who focuses on form and wears … Continue reading

Posted in 5k, Avoiding Injury, Injury, Killing it, Lupus, Minimalist running, Pronation, Running, Running Form, Uncategorized, Winning | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Sometimes, Momentous Occasions are Interrupted by a Guy Who Looks Kind of Like Hulk Hogan: A Race Report on My First Post-Lupus 5k

I turned into the chute, pumping my arms and gasping. On either side of me, there was a cheering crowd spread along the metal dividers. The noise and energy was incredible. I’d paced myself well, and I was just running … Continue reading

Posted in 5k, A New Hope, Goals, Health, Lupus, Minimalist running, races, Running, Winning | 3 Comments

Weekly Report

This was my final week of school so training was kind of odd. Monday-Wednesday: I wrote 22 pages of essays. Thursday: 3 Miles Friday: 6 Miles Saturday: 6 Miles Sunday: 5 Miles Total: 20 Miles and 3 essays. I was … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Lupus, Minimalist running, Running, Running Form, Uncategorized, Winning | Tagged | Leave a comment

Weekly Report

It was solid week. School was crazy, but I still managed to run five days. Monday: 4 miles Tuesday: Off Wednesday: 3 Miles Thursday: Off Friday: 2 Miles Saturday: 4 Miles Sunday: 6 Miles Total 19 Miles. I think I’m … Continue reading

Posted in Gettin' that fa sho, Killing it, Lupus, Minimalist running, Running, Uncategorized, Winning | Tagged | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Health, Minimalist running, Nailing it, Running, Uncategorized, Winning | Tagged | Leave a comment

“Time went on, I started noticing weight loss…”

Once again, no update for awhile. This time I have no excuse aside from laziness. haha. Anyhoo, things are going great. I saw a nutritionist, and I’ve lost 25 pounds or so thanks to her plan. It’s really simple: 1/2 of … Continue reading

Posted in Diet, Gettin' that fa sho, Goals, Heelflips, Lupus, Skateboarding, Skating, Uncategorized, Weight Loss | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Barefooting it and Refocusing the Goals

here’s a quick and dirty (emphasis on the dirty part) rundown of the last couple days of training. On Sunday, I ran about a quarter mile barefoot, then about a mile and a half in vibrams. This was my longest … Continue reading

Posted in Barefoot running, Gettin' that fa sho, Goals, Health, Killing it, Minimalist running, Nailing it, Running, Winning | 2 Comments