Cherry-Berry Walnut Baked Oatmeal

Oatmeal is the comfy oversized hoodie of breakfast foods. It’s warm, friendly, cozy. It doesn’t have to look good ~ it just is good. If a bowl of healthy, virtuous, whole-grain breakfast porridge married a sweet, sexy oatmeal cookie loaded with berries and walnuts, this would be their tasty, tasty offspring. It’s soft but not gloppy, so […]

First Aid Kit for Runners

If you run, it’s inevitable: sooner or later, you’ll be picking yourself up off the pavement/trail/track and wishing you had whatever it is your particular injury requires for patching up. I’ve put together a list of first-aid items that I’ve found helpful, and sometimes essential, in that post-whoops moment. For convenience, you can gather these […]

Review: The HydraQuiver from Orange Mud

Product name and make: The HydraQuiver from Orange Mud Function: Bounce-less, slosh-free hydration pack Specs: Price = $84.95, hydration capacity of 21-26 ounces, nylon construction Form: Top-notch construction. Nothing shoddy about this piece of gear. Durable and reliable. Fit: Spot on for (petite) me; ditto for my average-size female friend; snug and a little restrictive […]

Autumn Trail Running in New York

Running trails in New York from late September to late November bears some similarities to snake handling: It produces an exhilarating rush brought on by confronting your mortality; It makes you suspect a little bit of divine back-patting every time you do it successfully; and There are actual snakes involved. In leaf-drop season, the exposed […]