Yes, You Can Run a Marathon – Here’s Why

“It always seems impossible until it’s done.” Training for a marathon is something. There’s the obvious stuff. You get up before dawn to run for an hour before work. You eat more food that you ever thought possible. You sacrifice happy hours, sleeping in on Saturdays,...

Thoughts on Proposing During a Marathon

“I would’ve stiff-armed his ass and kept going” I don’t know about y’all, but I giddily watched last weekend’s TCS New York City Marathon and proudly cheered on our American women to several top finishes. I got goosebumps watching Shalane Flanagan make her move into...

Making the Case Not to Race

“Take it Easy” It has been quite a week. Last Sunday, I laced up and joined 40,000+ runners to take a 26.2 tour through the streets of Chicago. Hot, crowded, and not feeling the greatest, combined with an unusual and light training season, this was one of the tougher...

Oh Yeah, I’m Running Chicago Marathon Sunday

“Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes” As I write this, I’m getting organized to head to Chicago. With my parents. To visit my brother and his family. Oh, and to run the 40th Chicago Marathon. That’s happening too. It’s crazy, I haven’t wrapped my mind around the fact I’m going to run...
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