All posts by Andrew Titus

Andrew Titus

used to run far; however, like some ol' wise guy once said, "the job of the athlete is simple: to keep moving." So, that's what he does, whether in his hiking boots, on cross-country skis, or astride a bike. A writer, teacher, father, and husband, you are sure to see him cruising the forests of his St. John River Valley home in New Brunswick, Canada, still happy as can be–even without the running.

To Strive: Musings on Endurance
To Strive: Musings on Endurance
on April 22, 2020

An essay on how endurance sports offers us the endurance for life.


iHikeFar
iHikeFar
on January 29, 2020

Andrew Titus explores other ways of moving in nature after an accident left him unable to run healthfully.


Feed the Positive Wolf
Feed the Positive Wolf
on October 2, 2018

A creative essay about learning skills through life’s challenges that can be used elsewhere in sports or life.


Recycling The Body
Recycling The Body
on September 19, 2017

A creative essay about using biking for mental catharsis when injured from running.


We Run These Countries
We Run These Countries
on March 29, 2017

Creative writing about using running to inspire a sense of pride in place and country.



Is Impossible Nothing?
Is Impossible Nothing?
on March 9, 2016

Creative writing about using physical movement to aid passage through life’s challenges.


‘This Is Just To Say’/ For The Love Of A Kōan
‘This Is Just To Say’/ For The Love Of A Kōan
on December 29, 2015

Creative writing about kids and Zen riddles teaching us how to process our experiences with running and life.


Learning Coping From The Kid
Learning Coping From The Kid
on July 30, 2015

Creative writing that describes how running helps us learn about ourselves.


Audacity’s Edge
Audacity’s Edge
on March 23, 2015

An essay about the risks and rewards of testing one’s physical and mental limits.


Twenty Words For Freezing
Twenty Words For Freezing
on March 16, 2015

Creative writing about the challenges of winter.