I stared incredulously at the picture before me. I couldn’t believe what I was seeing. The photo in question was … More
Category: Boston Marathon
Dear New Runners . .
As I approached the end of the first half of the 2012 Philadelphia marathon, I looked longingly at the finish … More
Springing Ahead to Spring Running
“What a disaster. This seems to be one let down after another. Will it never end?” These were my thoughts … More
Running into the Twilight
As I ran slowly uphill, I watched the safety lights of my running group flicker and disappear in the distance. … More
Sorry Sha’Carri. You knew the rules.
Leah Falland was on her way to the 2021 Olympics in the Steeplechase. She had followed defending Olympic medalist Emma … More
Hello? Wake Up!
“Everything looks great! Keep doing what you are doing.” This was my Doctor’s evaluation during my last yearly wellness check … More
The Loss of a Legend
The term “Legend” is probably as over-used these days as “Epic” or “Viral”. “That party was epic!” Everything on social … More
The Fat Man Jogs Alone
The aged man jogged slowly up a hill. He breathed laboriously as he circled a cul-de-sac, part of his usual … More
A Rare Review (or Two)
I don’t do this often. Okay I’ve never done this but I’m going to offer up a quick review of … More
The New World Order
The first time I made the turn from Hereford on to Boylston in the Boston marathon I nearly fell over … More
2020 – A Pain in the Butt
First the world caught on fire, then COVID-19 showed up, which led to the stock market crashing and burning. About … More
Way Back When
The afternoon sun beat down on me as my feet pounded the asphalt. I was on my way back to … More