The Boston Marathon

I finally registered for the 2011 Boston Marathon after two hours of trying to get through on the website.  My excitement for this is still as high as the day I qualified.  Probably will be that way until I finish the race.  Oh, and until I buy every article of clothing at the expo that relates […]

My Favorite Drug – Running

My head’s all a jumble.  I don’t even know where to begin today.  These entries, these memories, usually have several months worth of drafts and notes and quotes before I compile them into something that hopefully does justice to the events and people that have influenced my life. This time it’s no different but I […]

Twin Cities

TWIN CITIES MARATHON Let’s talk training first because I had so many lightbulb moments this time around. For the first time ever I had several weeks of running that were in the 40-45 mile range. I also stopped eating gels and switched to real food on my longer runs. Justin’s Almond Butter packets, fruit leathers […]

My Last Race – Minneapolis

“Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in […]