Training update

So I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that I signed up to do a fun run on November 3. I figured I’d keep myself honest by reporting my training progress. I’ve just completed Week 1 of the Cool Running Couch-to-5K program. Why week 1 and not week 2? Some knee trouble last week, which […] more

God help me

I’ve decided to sign up for a run. In a month and a half. It’s only 1.75 miles, though, and I don’t have to run the whole way if I can’t run the whole way by then. I’d actually be farther along in my attempts to run again had I not gotten a nasty stomach […] more

More Good Sports News

Wimbledon is going to start making the prize money for female players equal to that available to male players. Welcome to the 21st Century, All England Club! more

Followup on the Women’s Ski Jumping Mess

Remember how we discovered last year during the Olympics the real reason why there’s no Olympic women’s ski jump? That the IOC and the Ski Federation think that women jumpers’ girlie bits are going to get jostled right out of their bodies? Well, Vanessa at Feministing has a followup: the athletes have mobilized for action […] more

The Best and the Worst

This article made me cry like a little baby. Read it, read it, read it. more