Idle Feet on Runner Girls Podast

November 24, 2014

The next stop on the Idle Feet Do the Devil’s Work world tour is with the Runner Girls Podcast. Click and listen!

Gronk and Tom – Guardians of the Gridiron

November 24, 2014




#tbt from Emil Zatopek on Race Strategy (and Diet)

November 20, 2014

Front-running, or sit and kick? Emil Zatopek shared his view while discussing his chances in the 1956 Olympics:


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He also shared some thoughts on diet:



(July 1956 Long Distance Log) 


Idle Feet on The Caity McCardell Show

November 14, 2014

caityToday’s stop on the Idle Feet Do the Devil’s Work virtual book tour is with Caity McCardell on her eponymous podcast. That fact that we’re both currently dealing with running injuries lends a poignant subtext to our chat (perhaps).

Finisher’s Medals Are Nice, but…

November 14, 2014

Finisher’s medals are nice, but I like it when I go home with something more reminiscent of the actual race course:

Just Do It #tbt

November 13, 2014

Before Nike, there was Emil:

Emil Zatopek quote

-Emil Zatopek

Holiday Book Sale! (aka Inventory Clearance)

November 12, 2014

CandOThe holidays will be here soon. And I have some extra books in my basement. Time for a sale!

While they last, you can visit my online store and order signed copies of Chasing the Runner’s High and Overthinking the Marathon for only $8.99 each (regular price $12.99). And if you buy both books, you can save even more – get both for only $15.99.

While you’re there, don’t forget to pick up a copy of my new book, Idle Feet Do the Devil’s Work, or the One Fund benefit anthology, The 27th Mile.

If you want the books inscribed for a specific person, be sure to email me after you place your order with the appropriate information.

Whether you’re celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Bodhi Day, Festivus, National Pastry Day, or Hogswatch, one (or more) of my books makes the perfect gift for the runners in your life. Especially when they’re on sale (I won’t tell if you won’t).


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