Monthly Archive: June, 2013

Eating: The 1/3rd Rule

My favorite holiday, Ramadan, starts in less than 10 days. During this month, Muslims fast each day from dawn to sunset, fulfilling one of the five pillars of Islam. Ramadan physically and spiritually… Continue reading

The Lifecycle of a Runner’s Toenail

You will lose your toenails, I had been warned a couple years ago when I began to vocalize my interests in marathon running. How could running cause toenail loss? Would they grow back?… Continue reading

Vella Shpringa Full Moon Run

On Memorial Day, Amy and I ran 8(ish) miles with the Vella Shpringa* Running Club and special guests Chris McDougall and Scott Jurek. Chris wrote one of my favorite books: Born to Run.  Scott… Continue reading