Mike's Running Tips
for 2021
Mike Wallace is an avid runner and a founding member of The Shelby Roadrunners.  Mike has supplied the running group with training tips weekly for the last 17 years!!   
In 2000 and 21, it is legal to try to move up in the group attendance. 
If you feel like you ran in circles this past year, it might be time to block off a new route. 
Do older runners turn in silver bells for golden bells?
Runners are always improving because they strive forward. 
Runners who draft behind others don’t get nearly as winded. 
Would you rather be fail proof or fell proof in your running?
Most triathletes don’t wear trifocals.
The only subs runners get are sub zero temps.
A windchill of 0 is nothing.
If your running photos are not blurry, you are not Olympic material…yet.
The first step to a successful timed mile is to be on time. 
If it takes longer to dress than it does to run, dressing can be considered cross-training. 
Wearing all red for St. Patrick’s Day will do in a pinch!
The number of black ice encounters is just the trip of the iceberg!
The popularity of Easter races is on the rise.
You know it’s cold when the hands on your watch are clasped together. 
People who question a runner’s sanity for running in the cold or ice think runners are temperature mental. 
If a runner sees his shadow, it means that daylight is getting longer.