Monthly Archives: October 2009

the saddest story ever told

today was the day pauleen was to wear her totally crazy shoes. as careful readers will recall, pauleen is a 90-year-old, 4-foot-tall dynamo who, if there was a coolest person on the planet contest, would coast to an easy victory … Continue reading

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gluten-free zombie runner

for those waiting on the scientific studies on whether a gluten-free diet will protect you from the flu grunge, the answer is NO. for those waiting on the unscientific studies on whether the flu turns you into a gluten-free zombie, … Continue reading

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My Race Report

i’m caucasian. (this seemed pretty funny at 4 a.m. while i was tanked up on the nyquil.)

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Mr. Pants’ Musical Running Q and A

Is music a part of your daily running but you’re not sure which Death Cab for Cutie song goes with your inov-8 flyrocs? Mr. Pants is here to answer your musical running questions. Let’s begin. —- Q. During my morning … Continue reading

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marathons: how slow is TOO slow?

dear running world: the new york times appears to have discovered the sport of marathoning. just days after they weighed in on the barefoot running debate, they’ve now posted a story on whether slow marathoners should be allowed. (you’d think … Continue reading

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the girl on treadmill no. 1

the first time i encountered her, i knew she had a story. she was on treadmill no. 1 at the Y. more commonly known as MY treadmill. well, at least that’s how it’s known to me. she must be 14 … Continue reading

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sorghum beer and nuclear rods

one of the many advantages of being thrust into doing the gluten-free mambo is the opportunity to try new things. an old dog gets to learn new tricks. most of the stuff i can no longer ingest is no big … Continue reading

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