Tag Archives: 10 miler

Intrinsic Motivation and Its Corruption

Does competing in races detract from the experience of running trails in the woods?  It’s not that I don’t have fun racing.  I really do enjoy racing, although I don’t know why. Additionally, I enjoy running paces to prepare for … Continue reading

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Runs With Medoc

Some races are just plain fun. I had a road trip to Medoc Trail Races last weekend, where the trails are excellent, the race directors have a great sense of humor, and a legend roams the woods. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Medoc or Bust: Ramblings of a Would Be Runner

Fall, 2011 What possesses a person to enter a race in a far away place, spending money better spent on necessities, fixing the car, or paying bills?  I write these words not knowing the answer, and having very little idea … Continue reading

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