What it’s like to do the Philadelphia Broad Street Run

Getting up at 5:30AM on a Sunday and forcing my body to run 10 grueling miles on Philadelphia’s most famous street doesn’t seem like a good idea, and yet, over 32,000 people including myself did that last weekend. What is it about the IBX Philadelphia Broad Street Run that makes it the most popular 10 ...

Am I Achieving My 2010 Goals?

Ouch. I just looked up my goals for 2010 and I am NOT doing well. Here’s my progress so far. 1. Read 12 Books – Easily completed this already. A few I listened to using Audible.com and I read the Purple Cow on my iPhone with the Kindle app. So far I’ve read The Visual ...

5K Results for Collingswood Book Festival

They posted the results for the Collingswood Book Festival 5K. I wasn’t thrilled with my time of 25:14, and I’m hoping to hit around 24:30 in a 5K next month.

Running Mix for Tomorrow’s Race

Chuck Berry – Maybellene The Blow – Eat Your Heart Up Ween – It’s Gonna Be A Long Night The National – Abel Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – Upon This Tidal Wave Of Young Blood The Bloodhound Gang – Ralph Wiggum Beck – Mattress Neutral Milk Hotel – Holland, 1945 White Stripes – Blue ...

5K Results Reimagined

This graph shows and is sorted by the relative times for each runner on the left, their relative age on the right, and their gender by color. It seems to show that on average, men ran the race faster than women. This graph below is the same data, but sorted by the participants’ age. Image ...

Haddon Twp Turkey Trot 2009 Results

It took me forever to find the results for the Haddon Township Turkey Trot 5K. I don’t see them linked anywhere on the official website, but google had indexed them somehow. One thing I found out after seeing the results was that I didn’t actually get 3rd place in my age group. The overall winner ...