I mentioned the Tour de France in last week's blog post, as it's one of my favorite sporting events and it starts on Saturday. It's unfortunate that there's such a history of cheating, but I tend to enjoy it from the perspective of trying to imagine riding it myself, and how difficult that would be. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: Tour de France, by the numbers
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Getting into a habit of fitness can be a challenge for many people. If you are ever going to do it, or if you have dabbled in fitness from time to time, but never really committed, now is the time!
Why now? Why not three months ago or three months from now?
Simple: the days are longer now, and our weather is perfect for outdoor exercise. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: Making fitness a habit
I just registered for the Alameda Mayor's July 4th Parade R.A.C.E. (Ralph Appezzato Charity Event). This is a terrific event for everyone. If you don't know about it, here's the scoop.
The race is a 5k (3.1 mile) course that must be one of the flattest and fastest 5k courses in the country. It starts on Park Street next to the Bank of Marin, which is halfway between Central and Santa Clara avenues. The course then follows the route of the Fourth of July parade, which begins shortly after the race is over. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: The R.A.C.E. is on!
This week, I want to tell you about my experiences with a corporate wellness program, and to give you a brief recap of the Masters Championships track meet last Sunday at Chabot College. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: Wellness programs
This Sunday, track and field fans had a rare opportunity to see some of the best masters (over 40 years old) athletes in the world only a few miles down the road, at Chabot College. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: Masters meet
It's mid-May, so you know what that means, right?
I wrote about race strategy and my 2014 experience last year, and I wrote about training for the "B2B" earlier this year. This week, let's cover the overall scene. Read more >> about Running in the 'Meda: It's Bay to Breakers time!