2023.09.15 - Home Run

Randy Racing GearWhen it comes to the daily run, you can’t beat the loop from home. The familiar miles are easy on the mind and body. Yes, our runs can take us all over the world and new roads and trails make for adventure, but there is a place for the loop we call our own that give us a feeling of safety, stability, and ownership. Watching the trees change color in fall, the same trees we watched as they launched their first green haze of buds in the spring is like running with old friends. As we round the corner for home, the front door makes for the perfect finish line.

Peace, love and running,

Randy Step, an admitted obsessed runner who struggled through my home loop today, thankful that the route, in some strange way, seemed to cheer me on.

2023.08.30 - Running in moderation, NOT

Randy Racing GearThey say, everything in moderation. I say, everything in moderation, even, moderation. (You can quote me on this, I think it’s my original line) For sure, we need to go right to the edge at some point in this life, the point that we are in awe of what we are capable of, which is often more than we thought possible. There is no way to get there than to take the leap, and yes, some pain and setbacks may be involved. That said, some training, and a calculated risk are part of finding out who we are and who we might be. With the epic run comes self-discovery, the staff of life, it happens every time we run farther or faster than we ever did before.

Run out there find nirvana, yes, you can,

Randy Step, an admitted obsessed runner who has hit some incredible highs and has had to crawl back from the lowest of lows. I remember the highs! Dig it!