Leslie Runs

My journey as a long distance runner who started the sport later in life.

Category Archives: Fitness Journal

Close Enough

I started a new heart rate training program this week, deciding to give the Wahoo Fitness¬†Intermediate Burn Program a try. Here’s what I was supposed to do for Week 1 … Continue reading

December 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

#MOVEmber = #MOvember

I have been out of the running game for about one month. I have been telling myself that running and I are “on a break.” I dug myself out of … Continue reading

November 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Reinforcements Have Arrived!

If you’ve been reading along you know that I have been in a running slump. I can’t say for certain that it’s over, but I did run 10K today for … Continue reading

September 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Could Have Been

“What could have been is better than what could never be at all,” right? Fellow 80s pop fans will dig it. Today’s race temperature was muggy despite the 7:30 am … Continue reading

August 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Running in Nature (#leslieruns)

I learned a valuable lesson about running in nature tonight: If you are a mouth breather when you run you are apt to swallow some bugs whilst running in nature. … Continue reading

July 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Human Capital (#leslieruns)

It was a dark and stormy night. As if. It was a misty night around dusk when I set out for my run. I checked the rain before I left … Continue reading

July 7, 2015 · 2 Comments

500 miles! (#leslieruns)

I just got an email, as evidenced by the noise my cell phone made, so I checked to see what it was about. As it happens, it was RunKeeper¬†congratulating me … Continue reading

July 4, 2015 · 1 Comment
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