Category Archives: Running

Have Fun Out There Or Not

Title: Have Fun Out There Or Not: The Semi-Rad Running Essays Author: Brendan Leonard Completed: May 2022 (Full list of books) Overview: Back in late 2012 or early 2013, Matty and I started planning a fun birthday celebration. Our birthdays … Continue reading

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Running through 2020

A little over four years ago, I started running every day. I had done that before but never with much success. This time things were different and I managed to run every day for a year. The following year, I … Continue reading

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300 days and counting

It’s been several months since I updated everyone on my running streak, but it’s still going. After the Birthday Bash this year, my miles have dropped off a bit as they usually do during the summer, but as of yesterday, … Continue reading

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A few months ago, I wrote about my running streak when I hit day 100. Well, the streak is still going and as of the run last night, I hit day 183. I admit that 183 doesn’t seem like a … Continue reading

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Foot Strike (New Research)

About two months ago, I talked about research related to foot strike and running injuries. That research mostly focused on what part of your foot hit the ground first. Now there’s new research out that examines how hard your feet … Continue reading

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Birthday Bash 2016

Well, it’s time to start training for this year’s Birthday Bash. This will be the fourth year we’ve done this wonderful celebration. Each year Matty and I celebrate our birthdays (which are four days apart) by running our average age … Continue reading

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On Streaking

A few years ago, I read about the Runner’s World Holiday Streak and thought it sounded interesting. Back in high school and college, I ran six days a week, but found my body had trouble at that level. The idea … Continue reading

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Foot strike and running injuries

Several years ago, I started getting back into running. I have been running (somewhat competitively) since I was about 12, but after leaving my college cross-country team, I didn’t really run much for fun. When I began to increase my … Continue reading

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Running in Jeddah

Before my trip to Saudi Arabia, I was looking for information about running here and found very little. I’m still no expert but in the three runs I’ve done, I already learned a lot. Hopefully this will be helpful to … Continue reading

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Wild Rogue Relay

Earlier this summer I got the chance to run the Wild Rogue Relay race in southern Oregon. At the time, I took notes so I could write a post about it, but it’s been a busy few months. I left … Continue reading

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