Am I going to die if I run hard?

February 3rd, 2015 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | 3 Comments »

“I am training for Boston marathon,” I explain to the man who inquired, incredulous, what was I doing out in my tights and light jacket in -24 C weather. Ah, he knows about marathon: […]


There’s no such thing as proper running form

January 27th, 2015 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | 2 Comments »

Running used to be a simple sport. I remember times when all it took was a pair of sneakers – any kind that felt comfortable on feet. No one cared how their foot landed on […]


Running bare

January 20th, 2015 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | No Comments »

The training plan calls for an 11-mile run. The race I’m training for is in the US, so I train in miles, instead of kilometers. It’s easier to get used to the pace and […]


Running away from Alzheimer’s

January 13th, 2015 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | No Comments »

A friend of mine turned fifty recently. I teased him mercilessly about his becoming a half-centenarian. He hummed “Forever Young” before turning to remind me: “You’ll be my age in three months.” Suddenly, the […]


When the mind is tired, legs get heavy

January 6th, 2015 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | No Comments »

Holidays are finally behind us, and life is – or will soon be – back to normal. If you’ve stayed away from running during the Christmas and New Year’s madness, you probably traded a […]


Forget resolutions, set goals instead

December 23rd, 2014 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | No Comments »

Shortly after new year’s holiday last year I overheard a conversation in the cafeteria at work. Two colleagues were talking over platefuls of leftover New Year’s cake. “What did you get for Christmas?” one […]


Streaking for the holidays

December 16th, 2014 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | No Comments »

Ah, the Christmas time! The jingle of bells, the omnipresent Christmas music in stores, restaurants and on the radio. Plus, of course, the food! Drink too! So – are you ready? Have you made […]


Battle Seasonal Affect Disorder with a run

December 9th, 2014 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | No Comments »

If you have read some of my previous posts, you’ve found me bemoaning my lack of energy and motivation as winter draws near. I tried to make light of it, but in truth I […]


Running longer makes me stronger

December 2nd, 2014 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Running with Zoran | 3 Comments »

If you’ve signed up for a spring race, chances are you’ll be starting training soon, if you haven’t already. You will start building the mileage slowly, you’ll curse the freezing weather and you will be […]


“Catching Kayla” caught my heart

November 24th, 2014 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Inspiration, Running videos, Running with Zoran | 2 Comments »

Has anyone seen the sun lately? I haven’t seen it for a few weeks. I’m worried it migrated to the south and left us forever reeling under dark, grey skies. When the days get […]


Should a marathon record matter to the rest of us?

November 17th, 2014 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Blogs, Running with Zoran | No Comments »

I’d like to invite you to a time-travel trip. We are going back to Berlin in September of 2011. Let’s land right at Tempelhof, the old Allied airport, where the Cold War air bridge […]


Regain your morning running mojo

November 10th, 2014 by Zoran Bozicevic | Posted in Blogs, Running with Zoran | No Comments »

Early in the morning I crawl out of bed and sneak a peek through the window. Winter is nigh, the sky is still dark and everything is — wet. It’s been raining for weeks, […]