Monthly Archives: July 2015

Dog Days of Summer

TGIOYM Runners: Well tomorrow starts the month of August which I think officially counts as the dog days of summer. So get those dogs into some running shoes and get ready to hit the pavement!  There are options, options, options tomorrow. We’ve got a big group starting at 7 a.m. for either 7 or 10 […]

Your Shoe’s Carbon Footprint

As runners, it is easy to think that our environmental impact is very minimal because all we do is run! However, if we run in a shoe that is not right for us, not only are we at a higher risk for injury, but we are also increasing the likelihood of discarding that shoe before […]

Will you be there to run?

Hi all – Are you ready for your last Wednesday run of July?  I am!  I plan to be there at 6 am, will you be there too? For those that ran a marathon or half and feel like those in the below videos, you are excused from running: The day after the Marathon Trying […]

Make Time Stand Still

Happy Sunday OYM Runners: I hope everyone is enjoying this awesome weather. I hear the Saturday run was great and today Ylmia finished the SF Half Marathon, Larry did the Marathon and Suma and Sandeep (and their kids!) ran the Half (I think – maybe the full . . . ) Erin and I enjoyed […]

Bored? Then Run!

TGIOYM Runners: I’ve spent today in a board meeting which started at 7:30 a.m. and will end around 6! I would rather be running. It’s a cure for boredom and even sitting in board-dom! So if you spent your week sitting on your hinney, it’s time to get up and run. Tim will lead a […]

New and Returning Runners: Nutrition, Stretching, and Injury Care

Hi everyone! My name is Elise and I’ll be writing a series for new and re-starting athletes on how to get back into running.   Supplementing a healthy exercise regime with proper nutrition, stretching, and injury prevention/treatment can help create a more enjoyable running experience. Nutrition is Key Your body is like a train. If you […]

6:00 a.m. OYM run!

Hi all – who wants to get up early in the am and start the day with a great run?  I do! In case you missed it – here is the link to the pictures from the OYM Christmas in July run!  Great pictures and who is that awesome looking guy pushing that 300 pound […]

One Small Running Step

Happy Sunday OYM Runners: I hope everyone who participated in Christmas in July had a nice run this morning.  Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the first step taken on the moon in 1969.   I know that I have mentioned this one before, but it is such a momentous event it bears mentioning again.   Besides, I’ve […]

Where’s Gel-y? Asics Gel-Quantum 360

Are you ready for Gel-y? Asics has just launched the all new Gel-Quantum 360 shoe and OYM has them! Not only that, OYM is one of roughly 300 retailers nationwide to have 2 pairs to give away for the Asics #WheresGely photo contest. The Gel-Quantum 360 brings cushioning to a whole new level with a full […]

Christmas? in July???

I hope everyone has been having a great week.   Don’t forget On Your Mark’s Christmas in July run on Sunday morning beginning at 9 a.m. from the store.   You can register in advance – just go to the store’s website or Facebook page for details. In order to warm up your legs so that you can […]

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