How I Broke The Indoor Mile Record: An Interview With A "Freak"

Eamonn Coghlan is not too sensitive about the fact that today's twentysomethings were infants when he ran a mile in 3 minutes 49 seconds and 78 hundredths on a 10-lap track—which is to say, a world record—and he doesn't mind that they don't know who he is or what he's done. That's OK. He's pretty diplomatic, now—a… »2/21/14 3:30pm2/21/14 3:30pm


Make Going To The Gym This Year's Resolution (And Piss Everyone Off)

Let's talk resolutions. Let's specifically talk about other people talking about resolutions. You know all the capital-R Runners and muscle heads all get together drinking Michelob Ultras and smoking those Stephen Dorff electric cigarettes to shit talk on all the people who flood their gyms for the first couple of… »12/29/13 11:00am12/29/13 11:00am

The Christmas List: Because Not Everything About Running Has To Suck

So I broke the streak last week and if there's one thing I've learned about myself it's that given the slightest excuse not to run, I will take it. Since breaking the streak I think I've run once. Maybe twice. Either way, it's been to a bunch of Christmas songs because Christmas songs are awesome and because not… »12/22/13 10:00am12/22/13 10:00am

Finding The Positive In Concrete Marked With Your Ass-Sweat

Summer is technically here and that means being outdoors is to be officially avoided if you are a large, sweaty person. It was another week of split time between the treadmill and trail running, but I'm preparing myself for the reality of a completely treadmill-based existence for the next three months or so. I'll… »6/23/13 1:02pm6/23/13 1:02pm

What If You Could Run Without Feeling Time Or Distance?

This week was a hybrid, both musically and I ran outside and inside on the treadmill. I've also mashed up a couple playlists here because I've been making smaller playlists throughout the week instead of one long one like I had been while training for the half-marathon. This is because I'm not running … »6/09/13 2:00pm6/09/13 2:00pm