Tags » City Running

On Deck: Two Weeks Out (Brooklyn Half)

I’m a week behind in training with Mother’s Day coming up this weekend as well as a 4-mile race. Given both I suspect I will be two weeks off from ending my truncated half marathon micoach training plan. 216 more words


Race #4: Race As One Presented by JPMorgan Chase (4M)

Today was the second of three back-to-back 4 mile races I have in Central Park. This race benefited lung cancer research and thus was co-sponsored by some for-profit entity — last race Nike and this one with JPMorgan Chase. 692 more words

Day 71: Run in D.C.? Capital idea

Tuesday night, I arrived in Washington, D.C., for a speechwriting and executive communication conference at George Washington University.

The nation’s capital is one of my favorite cities to visit … so the intensive nature of a conference jam-packed into 36 hours made it impossible to see any of D.C. 307 more words

The Next Race (#leslieruns)

It’s easy to become complacent after completing a goal race. I have become complacent before, and it hasn’t led me anywhere good. That is why I ran a 4K round-trip to… 178 more words


When I Hear Crickets (#leslieruns)

I can tell I haven’t blogged in a while when I open the administrative page for this site and I hear crickets chirping! There are times when I think of something to write, but then I am busy working and I can’t just stop working to blog about a hobby. 442 more words


Buffalo Runner

I run for my youth.

For those tired legs that tread the ground get softer every year.

Ragged and old, they will not free me as they do in these days. 123 more words


The Force Is Strong In This One....(the force of relunctance)

I had good intentions to start of the new year with a 10K run — the Joe Kleinerman 10K in Central Park. It is the first run of the year for the New York Road Runners organization and typically 8K-10K folks run it as it qualifies for the 9+1 route to the 2016 New York City Marathon. 364 more words