Tag Archives: summer training

50 Years of Running: First steps to clarity

Coming off the two semesters that my friends called “Cud’s weird year,” I arrived home at the farmhouse where our family lived for a year and took a hard look in the mirror. My hair was so thick and long … Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Cudworth, college, competition, cross country, healthy senior, race pace, racing peak, steeplechase, track and field, training | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Summer’s almost over. Do you love autumn?

The cool rains driven by early September storms have come to the Midwest. The dry grasses of August don’t know what to do with all this sudden moisture. Our drought is perhaps broken, but the browns will perhaps persist all … Continue reading

Posted in aging, anxiety, competition, cross country, cycling the midwest, riding, running, swimming, trail running, training, triathlete, triathlon, triathlons, we run and ride | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Summer running, or not

After freshman year in high school cross country, I was set to begin training the summer before sophomore year when a big fat catcher from another baseball team dove on top of me when the third base coach sent me … Continue reading

Posted in cross country, running | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The sweet music of a summer run

It’s been a bit chaotic the last couple days. My girlfriend’s beautiful little cat Bennie got out of the house and hasn’t come back in. Last night I had him in my hands for a second but he’s a feisty … Continue reading

Posted in aging, aging is not for the weak of heart, Christopher Cudworth, healthy aging, it never gets easier you just go faster | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Summer’s just getting started

By Christopher Cudworth Summer 2014 is officially just over one month old. Whatever you want to call it; meteorological summer or whatever, the season officially starts June 21 and ends September 20 or so. I know, I know. For those … Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Cudworth, We Run and Ride Every Day | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

A liberating look at running and riding after the 4th of July

By Christopher Cudworth Some mindsets are extremely powerful. At times we can base our lives on old habits and attitudes that don’t add up to common sense or reality. One of those mindsets has plagued me for years, and it’s time to … Continue reading

Posted in Christopher Cudworth, We Run and Ride Every Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Multisport Madness Triathlon Team moves youth to new levels

By Christopher Cudworth with contributions from John Lorenz Runners and cyclists who like to train where there is less traffic have long favored the roads in Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Illinois. There are long sections where bike and … Continue reading

Posted in We Run and Ride Every Day | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment