Category Archives: Training & Tips

Preparing for the heat

In some parts of the U.S., spring is already yielding to summer weather, and someone pointed out recently that I haven’t written too often about heat training, which seems odd given my fondness for racing and tromping around in the … Continue reading

Posted in Badwater Ultramarathon, Hydration & Nutrition, Training & Tips | 1 Comment

Are bad knees inevitable?

Hey, Marsh, I have a question. Recently, I was disappointed to learn what has happened to a friend of mine, since we’ve swapped great stories about  running marathons, ultras, etc. through the years. He’s 70 years old, and he explained to me … Continue reading

Posted in Injuries & Injury Prevention, Running, Training & Tips | 10 Comments

Write your own book

Pretty regularly, people ask me for writing advice. Many folks have an idea or a story they want to turn into a book. Yet, since I’m an athlete who’s an author, rather than an expert in the publishing business, I … Continue reading

Posted in Book, Running on Empty (2011), Training & Tips | 2 Comments