Running Crunch



I'm a mid-40s married professional with 3 daughters. For the past 22 years, I've been battling the bathroom scale. Now, the light has switched on and I've added runner to the list of the things I am. Let's GO!


  • Episode #7: Lagniappe

    05/02/2011 Duración: 37min

    I talk a little about streaking, a little about nutrition (and my email conversation with JayDub from B-HAG podcast), a little about where I'm from, and a little about my military background. Lagniappe - a little something extra! Music from - intro/outro is Septiembre by BlondBlood, and feature song is Alive Again by SINGLETON. More show notes on

  • Episode #6: Moderation

    01/02/2011 Duración: 36min

    After a trip to DC, I'm back in Baghdad. This one contains the last bit of advice to beginning runners, this time about the importance of moderation. Music from Intro/outro is Septiembre by BlondBlood and the featured song is Morning Blue by Josh Woodward.

  • Episode #5: Mindset and Medical

    20/01/2011 Duración: 34min

    Another runningcast, this one with better audio. As a second part to my attempt at beginning runner advice, I discuss how I changed my mindset about running in order to get over the beginner's hump. I also give my opinion on a couple of medically related issues, like doctors, education, and self-care. As always, intro/outro music is Septiembre by BlondBlood, and feature music is by Josh Woodward - this one is titled On Brevity. All music is from Let's Go!

  • Episode #4: Motivation

    12/01/2011 Duración: 30min

    My first runcast! I talk a little about where I run in Iraq, and then give the first installment of a series outlining my opinion about how to be successful as a beginning runner. This one's about motivation! Music: intro/outro is Septiembre by BlondBlood, feature song is Inertia by Josh Woodward (

  • Episode #1: The Beginning

    09/01/2011 Duración: 13min

    Brief intro; a little about the podcast, a little about me - short and sweet! Music is Septiembre by BlondBlood (look them up on Jamendo).

  • Episode #3: Renewing

    08/01/2011 Duración: 32min

    After a training and injury update, I discuss my shoe buying FAILURE, my earphone shipping fiasco, and my first 5K race in 26 years. Intro and outro are Septiembre by BlondBlood, and the feature song is Effortless by Josh Woodward. All music is podsafe and from

  • Episode #2: Mending

    31/12/2010 Duración: 25min

    Happy New Year! Training and injury update, my deployment to Iraq, my new worst enemy (new scale), gadgets (bodymedia), what I'm reading/listening to, and more. Music from Jamendo - intro/outro Septiembre by BlondBlood, and feature is Josie Has the Upper Hand by Josh Woodward.