Running from here onto July …

Hallelujah! January is now over. I absolutely hate January — it’s pretty much the Monday of months. I love the overturn into January from the holidays, but after January 1st — it just sucks. It’s somewhat because of the winter blues, but something horrible usually happens to me or others I love during the month. I have had a number of family members either pass away or get really sick during January — and it…

The Runcast: S03, E02 — ‘Loaned Legs’

Josher sits down with Carla Thorne to talk about her son amazing son Reese. Born with a rare genetic disorder called PCH type II he wasn’t expected to live past two years old, but Reese has defied the odds. Taking each day as a gift the Thorne family adopted the mentality to live a life of ‘NO REGRETS’ with Reese embracing every moment. Finding running in 2011, Reese has done over 230 races — from 5Ks…

Time to commence — Operation Half Ass

I love organizing my fitness. I love mapping it all out. And, I love working toward those goals. Working toward these goals — whether their weight-loss or running related — is something I love and need. After my ‘More Grease for Greece’ campaign that I did from August to November to help me lose 35lbs. with the keto diet, I feel the need to hone in on my diet and workout regime, especially now that…

RACE RECAP: Frigid 5K

After my foot doctor appointment a couple weeks ago — I was optimistic about my outlook. As a quick refresher for those following at home, I was told the pain in my ankle was from peroneal tendonitis — with the possibility of a tear. The doctor didn’t think it was a tear so he gave me some stretches, told me to keep my mileage down to about 3-5 miles at a time and to see…

Running 2018: Week 04/52

Weekly Miles Running: 4.0 miles Race: 3.1 miles Walking: 23.77 miles TOTAL MILES: 30.87 miles Monthly Miles January 2018 Running: 19.0 miles Race: 18.2 miles Walking: 74.93 miles TOTAL MILES: 112.13 miles 2018 Miles Running: 19.0 miles Race: 18.2 miles Walking: 74.93 miles TOTAL MILES: 112.13 miles My estimated race schedule and results from January to the end of July when I run my 180th race. As always, races are subject to change. Races over 13.1 miles are numbered in parenthesis and numbered overall since July 2011. …

Addict II Athlete Podcast: Bruce Chandler

Coach Blu sits down with his mentor and friend Bruce Chandler. A man who has lived a life of service and has helped save countless lives through teaching and counseling. Listen now on www.podbash.com, iTunes, Spreaker or your favorite podcast app! Learn more about Addict II Athlete by visiting www.addicttoathlete.org or connecting with us on Facebook at www.fb.com/AddictToAthlete. Listen to “Coach Blu sits down with Bruce Chandler!” on Spreaker. A Champion is more than a finishers medal, more than the bib number and…

Quotes to Run To …

I’m a quote guy. I love quotes. Ever since I was a teenager if I read or heard a quote I liked I would write it down. I have a number of quote journals — too many to count. Quotes can be a motivating power, they can be a affirmation of your actions or a much needed spark of inspiration. They’ve been pivotal in my weight-loss, running and — life — journey. So my collection…

Running 2018 — Week 03/52

Weekly Miles Running: 5.0 miles Race: 0.0 miles Walking: 18.46 miles TOTAL MILES: 23.46 miles Monthly Miles January 2018 Running: 15.0 miles Race: 15.1 miles Walking: 51.16 miles TOTAL MILES: 81.26 miles 2018 Miles Running: 15.0 miles Race: 15.1 miles Walking: 51.16 miles TOTAL MILES: 81.26 miles My estimated race schedule and results from January to the end of July when I run my 180th race. As always, races are subject to change. Races over 13.1 miles are numbered in parenthesis and numbered overall since July 2011. …