Archive for May, 2010

My Pink Hat

Monday, May 24th, 2010

I finally said goodbye to a dear old friend- my favorite pink running hat.

It only cost me about 5 bucks. By the end, it was downright ugly and possibly a little stinky. But it meant more to me in some ways than nearly all my other worldly possessions combined. It was my trusty ol’ pink running hat, and I recently said a very fond farewell to it, but not to the memories of the runs I took while wearing it. (more…)

Gifts for Every Budget

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

If there is a runner in your life, here are gift ideas no matter what your budget.
One of the advantages of running is its simplicity and affordability. Unlike, say, golf or skiing, we runners really don’t need a lot of expensive equipment, and there are no greens fees or lift tickets required. Frankly, the only item we really need is a good pair of running shoes. That doesn’t mean, however, that we don’t want lots of running-related stuff; after all, we’re just as materialistic as the next guy. So if there’ a runner in your life, here are some great gift ideas, no matter your budget: (more…)