Tag Archive for running

Best. Run. Ever

I’d like to tell you the best 3.2 miles I’ve ever run was my 5K PR. I should probably at least say it was the last three hellish miles (plus that nasty point two) of a marathon. But no, it was tonight’s run. “Look, Nick, the MRI shows some early arthritis and your meniscus is funky, but I don’t see… Read more →

Meet Barb

Actually, I don’t know her name. But we’ll call her Barb. She, or rather the waterproof luggage carrier on her car caught my eye when I was walking my dog, Ippa, this morning. It was a shiny new contrast to the rather old, worn-in four door to which it was attached. Barb was asleep in the front seat. Later, when… Read more →

Grove Ave Water Stop

Every runner in Richmond knows the Grove Avenue Water Stop. It’s a small, simple, act of kindness: a small cooler of water, a container of cups, a trash can and some dog treats. It even has a Facebook fan page. From the Richmond Times Dispatch from November, 2011. Every morning, Sheri Crowell fills up the Rubbermaid drink cooler with water and… Read more →