Category Archive: diary of a newbie runner

Diary of a Newbie Runner: Zombie Pigs & Pit Bulls

{By Ellery Sadler} Why do I never just have a pleasant, somewhat painless run? Without harrowing experiences or dead frogs or zombie pigs? It started out like such a lovely run. 57 degrees… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: New Shoe Magic

{By Ellery Sadler} I am in love. Ok you know what I don’t like?? The fact that I have been quasi running for like three years and am still new at it. I… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: Run Like a Cute Guy is Watching You … Because One Just Might Be

{By Ellery Sadler} Ok, I haven’t been running very much. Somewhere between the schoolwork and the aching knees and the worn out running shoes, my life has become more of Insanity and P90X… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: Trying to Impress the Neighbors

{By Ellery Sadler} Feeling slightly disoriented, bleary eyed, and stiff I slipped on my shoes, plugged into my iPod and headed downstairs. That was when I noticed how lovely it was outside. A… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: No Man is an Island …

{By Ellery Sadler} Everyone needs a companion, someone to share experiences with, to do things with, to be with. As the saying goes ‘No man is an island.’ But after trying to run… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: Restarting My Running Life … for like the 5th time

{By Ellery Sadler} Ok, I did it. I finished Insanity. And it was amazing. I totally recommend you try it. But of course, when I stopped that, I had to start running again.… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: Confession Time

{By Ellery Sadler} Alright, I’ve finally decided. I’m gonna do it. This is a very big day. (And no, an adorable thief named Flynn Rider did not break into my house to take… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: Why Do We Call it Our ‘Walk’ With Christ??

{By Ellery Sadler} I have decided to become a newbie philosopher, as well as newbie runner. This article is not going to be the kind that I normally write, which are about my… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: Thanksgiving Hangover

{By Ellery Sadler} Many people don’t know this, but there are lots of ways to get a hangover besides drinking too much. Such as eating too much and staying up too late. These… Continue reading

Diary of a Newbie Runner: How to Deal With Boring Runs [And Dead Frogs]

{By Ellery Sadler} For me, running is a love-hate relationship with an emphasis on the hate. Not because I’m un-athletic, or lazy (far from it: I am an Amazon woman and Amazon women… Continue reading