My spring racing season has ended. That is probably a good thing. In a period of 58 days I ran seven half marathons. I almost want to say that I over did it but in actuality, I really enjoyed myself. I saw many new places, met interesting people, and had many new running experiences. I … Continue reading Lessons Learned
I have seen many costumed runners while running races. I am amazed at how creative some runners can be with their outfits. I plan to write about costumed runners in general some time but this post is about one very special runner, Bernadette Lack. Saturday’s Preakness race made me remember meeting Bernadette during the January … Continue reading Running In a Lemonade Stand
For years I have heard other runners talk about how wonderful the Flying Pig Marathon is. Runners get very nice gear with their entry and the race is considered to be one of the best in the country. I decided that it was time I ran this race and experienced it for myself so off … Continue reading When Pigs Fly!
Saturday was the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. There were a few favorites in the race but it ended up being a race between 3 horses - two horses from the same trainer, American Pharaoh and Dortmund, and one with a seasoned jockey, Gary Stevens. I have admired Gary since his role in “Seabiscuit” … Continue reading And They’re Off!