Monthly Archives: March 2012

How to Become a Runner

Two weeks ago I wrote KISS Marathon Training about the simple process I used to train to qualify for the Boston Marathon. Then last week someone asked me how to become a runner and I thought, I should have shared … Continue reading

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Everyday-runner Memoir

“Better to pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.” – James Joyce This is the forty-fifth entry I’ve posted to this blog, and I am dedicating it … Continue reading

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KISS Marathon Training

Keep It Simple Stupid (KISS). Keeping things simple had always worked for me, regardless if it applied to work, raising children or running. So when I decided to make an attempt at qualifying for the Boston Marathon, I followed three … Continue reading

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Lure of the Marathon

Next month a starting gun will fire in Hopkinton, Massachusetts and send a sea of runners on a 26.2-mile journey to a finish line on Boylston Street. It will mark the 116th running of the Boston Marathon. Boston is a relatively … Continue reading

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