Runners pick races to enter based on a variety of criteria - location, course elevation, entertainment along the course to name a few. I don’t think too many runners would select a race because they hand out office supplies in the goodie bag. I needed to run a half marathon in Texas during winter because … Continue reading I Was Stranded
Month: January 2016
Did They Make It?
Last January I wrote about people who set some impressive goals for 2015. These were people who planned to run every day or planned to bike over 75,000 miles during the year. I wanted to check back to see if they actually achieved their goals. First there was Robert Kraft, a 65-year-old songwriter from Miami. … Continue reading Did They Make It?
Don’t Count Me Out
I was looking at my racing statistics recently on athlinks.com and was amazed at what I have achieved. I have raced over 1,100 miles in nearly 100 races (5Ks and up to marathon distances) - all since I started running just 9 years ago, in November, 2006. I remember back then it seem inconceivable that … Continue reading Don’t Count Me Out
Last Isn’t Losing
On New Year’s Eve, I ran my last race in 2015. What better way to ring out a year of running than toeing the start line one last time? I opted for the 10K distance instead of the 5K because I am back in training for a marathon. The 10K race started about 10 minutes … Continue reading Last Isn’t Losing