Thank you to the Student Affairs Fitness Blog for inviting me to serve as a guest blogger and for publishing this piece

I achieved a running milestone today when I completed my one-thousandth run on Nike+. I have been a runner since around 1999, so it is possible that I’ve more than doubled that number over the course of my running life, but since I started keeping track in 2008 (with the help of Nike Plus:, I’ve laced up my running shoes and hit the road (or treadmill) exactly 1000 times.