Features

Rambling Roads: On An August Day

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net Sunday begins our August run. 31 days devoted to sweaty hot and humid fun. Summer’s last hurrah generally never leaves on a gentle note. Our August “dog days” bake our macadam roadways. Some days, runners and… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Alan Sillitoe

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net OK, who the heck is Allan Sillitoe? And, why does he earn a mention in this running column? These are both good questions. Hopefully, this column provide some answers. We live in a highly visual 24/7… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Need Shoes?

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net The Covid-19 pandemic created a few supply-chain issues. Many folks found empty shelves, no products, or long delays for various products. The wife and I redid a room in our home last year. Wall paint and… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Spring Forays

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net April, our fourth month, begins on a Thursday this year. April is thirty days devoted to new spring growth. This morning runner views numerous spring sights on every run. The greening vegetation is the most visible… Read More ›

On the Edge

By Sal Citarella Recently, on an impulse fueled by something stronger than Gatorade, I watched my old VHS tape On The Edge. For those of you who may not remember, it was a big screen release in 1986 and well… Read More ›

Into the Woods

By Sal Citarella Even though I’ve lived in the SF Bay area for much of my life, I’m still an East Coaster at heart. Particularly, New England. How I miss the horrid winter weather, the power outages, the humidity, skeeters……. Read More ›

Rambling Roads: A D.S.T. Change

By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net  Daylight Saving Time or D.S.T. begins Sunday, March 14 this year. This daylight shift remains until Sunday, November 7. D.S.T. creates more evening daylight hours, and most individuals support and appreciate this time shift. Regular readers… Read More ›

Rambling Roads: Crumbling Days

 By George A. Hancockrunnergah@comcast.net February is our last full winter month. A point many road runners appreciate. Running on icy snow-covered roads gets old quick. Outside runners are moving about with a cautious eye. Winter road maintenance for numerous reasons… Read More ›

The Last Runner

By Sal Citarella Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there was a legion of people, both male and female, who indulged in an arcane ritual called “running.” For some, it was just play and a reason… Read More ›