Palace Saloon 5K

The 46th Palace Saloon 5K has been postponed to April 10, 2021. If you remember, the race was booked for April 11, 2020. The Covid virus forced the City of Tallahassee to wisely prohibit large gatherings in March, and you have experienced many disruptions since then....

Running movement graying by Fred Deckert

Running movement graying By Fred Deckert The running movement is getting grayer! The Echo 5K run had 8 participants under 20, 65 from 20 to 39, and 102 at 40 and above! There were about 10 children in the one mile. This was not unusual, in fact there were probably...

Hard workouts yield results by Gary Droze

Hard workouts yield results By Gary Droze Many competitive runners follow a weekly schedule that includes two key sessions: a long run of moderate effort for endurance, and a higher intensity, shorter distance run that simulates the pace of a race. Typically, the long...

Running Lit by Fred Deckert

Running Lit By Fred Deckert  Recently my good friend, and fine runner, Gail Reinertsen reminded me that the column has never reviewed running literature. Guilty as charged! And to paraphrase Yogi Berra, “running is 99% mental and the other half physical.”...