Nathanial Garrod

Category Archives: Fitness

Switching from Nike+ to Strava

To some extent, I have been running since late in high school. Probably before that – I remember running to the library when I didn’t have a bike, scooter or … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · Leave a Comment

RNR Vancouver Half Reflections

It is midnight as I type this, and I am somewhere between cannot sleep and do not want to sleep. I ran 13.1 miles this weekend at the Rock N … Continue reading

October 27, 2015 · Leave a Comment

One Foot in Front of the Other: A marathon reflection

Early in grad school I decided it would be a good idea to run a marathon at some point in my life. When I made this decision, a long run … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Gear Grubbing, Impatience, and Changing It Up

In an effort to keep myself busy and clear my head today, I went for a run. This course of events surprises almost no one. I have had some ish … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Shamrock 15k 2015 Debrief

I woke up on Saturday at 5:55, ten minutes before my first alarm is set to go off. I groan and roll back over. After a second, I turn back … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · 1 Comment

Terwilliger Hill

Fast feet push the ground, but I cannot hear the thud-thud-thud because of the music in my headphones, a different kind of thud-thud-thud. I push up Terwilliger, a hill that … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a Comment

Distance, Not Speed

As I am thinking more and more about trajectory, and listening to advice from people a few years older than me the thought that I need to plan for longevity, … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Running Log – April 12-18

This week I ran less times, but longer distances. Training for the half marathon is going well. I would say that in general, I feel overall satisfied with my progress. … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · Leave a Comment

A Personal History of Running

I’ve been running off and on for a good part of my life. The first time I had running shoes, I started running to and from the library, instead of … Continue reading

March 11, 2014 · Leave a Comment
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