Runner James Thoughts on running and life from an eleven-time marathoner living in Toronto.

Selling Out 0

Selling Out

Have you noticed that your favourite race is selling out faster than ever before? The Chicago Marathon sold out in 6 days this year. 45,000 spots. In six days. The...

A Good Time vs. A Good Time 0

A Good Time vs. A Good Time

I was talking with Ginny today about running, and about the focus that a lot of runners have on racing and achieving personal bests. Eventually the conversation turned to running...

Negative Splits 0

Negative Splits

I’ve been focussing more on consistent running these days. That means slowing down a bit off the start and trying to keep the pace and effort consistent throughout. Running the...

Don’t Panic 0

Don’t Panic

I was chatting back and forth with another runner last night on Twitter and she said something that immediately made me think, “that’s a blog post.” @JamesKoole thank you. It’s...

Speed Kills 0

Speed Kills

Everyone likes to run fast. It’s all kids do – they blast around at full speed, running until they drop. Go watch a kids cross-country race – almost all of...

Running Priorities 0

Running Priorities

We’re all busy people and running often just adds to the todo list. That’s especially true when there’s a race goal or other training program in place. Making time to...