Sunday, September 23, 2007

4 Feet Running - Ep. 10

This is 4 Feet Running, Episode 10! This week:

- It's 12 Feet Running as Nik and Dan take dogs Stanley and Myrna for a 25-minute jog

- Dan breaks his all-time running record at 27 minutes despite running by a bunch of schoolkids

- The dogs' various habits, tricks, and PRs are discussed

- Nik has a great running week, except for the pain in her foot, a full bladder and bloody hand

- Dan suddenly begins to stink pretty bad

- The animals get rubbed with ice

- Nik also runs 17 miles across state lines and talks about eating "mystery meats" as a child at Chinese restaurants

- They read feedback and talk about the social sacrifices you make for being a runner


Sunday, September 16, 2007

4 Feet Running - Ep. 9

Welcome to 4 Feet Running's 9th episode! This week:

- It's a 25-minute jog through downtown Bristol, R.I., the noisiest town, like, ever

- Dan's C25K week 7 is wicked crappy because he gets a side stitch

- Nik's marathon training goes a lot better than last week because her hip is a little better

- They talk about coffee (Dan likes it), waking up early (Dan hates it), dogs (they like them), and drinking cheese (Nik did it)

- Dan finally figures out the mathematical formula for minutes per mile

- Nik knows no long-distance runners who carry as much water as she does

- They reminisce about hanging out in Bristol and Nik beating the crap out of him in chess

- Dan wins 50 bucks in the lottery, which they spend on lobster rolls

- They read feedback from nice people.


Sunday, September 9, 2007

4 Feet Running - Ep. 8

This is Episode 8 of 4 Feet Running! In this episode:

- Nik and Dan go for a 25-minute jog, and he predicts (inaccurately) his own death at the hands of bears or alligators

- They talk about their various attempts to lose weight

- Dan's Couch to 5K Week 6 is going fantastic

- Nik's marathon training isn't as fun, because she has a hurt hip from sitting on her bum too much at work

- One of the cats also keeps stealing her chair

- Nik confesses she doesn't like chouri├žo, which may trigger an international incident with the nation of Portugal


Monday, September 3, 2007

4 Feet Running - Ep. 7

This is the 7th episode of 4 Feet Running with Nik and Dan! This week:

• Nik is exhausted and cranky from lack of sleep, but she still runs Week 7 of the Hal Higdon marathon training program
• Dan is exhausted and cranky from lack of sleep, but he still runs Week 5B of his Couch to 5K program
• They discuss the body's Four Humours: Larry, Moe, Curly, and Shemp
• Several noisy cars run by, and also an ambulance
• Dan's in a "comme ci, comme ca" mood
• Nik describes the interesting sleep-deprivation hallucinations she's having
• You find out what Dan shrieking like a little girl sounds like
• He also mentions Russian circus bears from Michigan
• Then they eat like rich people and read e-mails from nice people

Special Guest Star, live via answering machine: Dan's mom