Hey, What Was Your Time?

One thing I have always been curious about with running and racing is why people ask what my time was after a race. It’s so typical, whether I do a 5K or a marathon, the most common question is… “Hey Dave, what was your time?” I no longer give my time. I tell the person… Read More »

Spring Training With Dave!

Spring has sprung across most of the country! It’s early, but even for Mid March we are in the mid 70’s in Maryland, and the weather is GREAT to be outside. For those of you that have been dormant all winter I am asking you to proceed with caution into your “spring training.”  The most… Read More »

You? Running a Marathon?

Congratulations on deciding to run a marathon.  If you prepare properly both physically and mentally, it could possibly be one of the coolest things you will ever do in your life! The marathon is 26.2 miles. That is longer than you can imagine. Get in your car and drive 26 miles. I bet you’ll be… Read More »

Eight Essential Items That You Need as a Runner

Right now I am on a plane heading to Chicago. In two days I will be running the Chicago Marathon. All 26.2 miles of it! Crazy distance? I don’t know. This is not my first marathon and hopefully will not be my last. Whatever your favorite distance is, I’d like to share some essential items… Read More »

You Are a Runner! Here is What to Eat Before, During and After a Race!

“Dave, I am doing my first race in a few days. I am nervous. What should I eat the day before to give me the best chance of getting through the race?” “And what should I eat after the race? I have been asked these questions a million times and today I am going to… Read More »

Five Reasons Why Running Slower May Be Better

I am certainly no stranger to running. I have been participating in this sport, pastime or exercise (whatever you wish to call it) for over 34 years! I am 56 years old now and many people say I look at least 10-20 years younger than my age. I know for sure that I feel better and healthier… Read More »

The 100th Bay to Breakers 12K Run – San Francisco – 2011


Friends! This was truly an amazing experience. As I have been reporting to you for the past few years, this race starts at The Embarcadero by the San Francisco Bay and takes runners and walkers across the party lined streets of the city all the way to the Pacific Ocean… hence the name “Bay to… Read More »

Going to California

Dave at the starting line 2010!

Friends… for the last couple of years I have told you about one of my favorite annual events. It is the Bay to Breakers 12K race in San Francisco, and this weekend is the 100th running! I am heading west to do this race. Let’s call it more of a fun party than a race… Read More »