Tag Archives: University of Florida

Goodbye University of Florida; My First Running Injury =(

Thank you, University of Florida, but I’m out! As of December 16, I will officially be an alum of the University of Florida.  I’ve called Gainesville my home since fall 2009, and this time has been as important a two-and-a-half-year … Continue reading

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Five Fun Ways to Warm Up For Your Run

“If you don’t eat yer meat, you can’t have any pudding! How can you have any pudding if you don’t eat yer meat?!” For many runners, warming up for a run is a lot like eating your veggies (or meat, … Continue reading

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Running with Music: The Art of the Playlist

University of Florida student, aspiring music producer and runner Brandyn Sullins, like many runners, enjoys listening to music while out for a jog. But Sullins doesn’t just throw a handful of his favorite songs into his iTunes playlist before heading … Continue reading

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Get Your Hill Workout On: Six Gainesville Hills Great For Running

Love it or hate it, Gainesville is, for the most part, F-L-A-T flat. After all, we live and play in The Swamp.  Not Rocky Top.  Not Mountaineer Field. The Swamp. But that doesn’t mean runners can’t get their hill workouts … Continue reading

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Local Gainesville Running Links

*Scene from the upcoming BBC special: “Planet Earth: The University”* The end of August marks one of the great migrations this world has ever seen. Students – thousands of them – return from a summer-long hibernation. It may take days … Continue reading

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Florida Track Club Meeting: An Awesome Experience!

Last night I attended the Florida Track Club’s monthly meeting – my first.  What a great experience. The focal point of the meeting was a talk given by Dr. Bryan Conrad, a research assistant professor at the University of Florida … Continue reading

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Running + Gainesville = Awesome!

Welome Gators, Gainesvillians and all things in-between! My name is Ben, I’m 25, I live in Gainesville, and I am a runner.  In fact I run all over Gainesville.  But I can’t say I was always a runner, and for … Continue reading

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