Monthly Archives: August 2012

End of the Story

It’s unusual for me to post twice in a week, let alone two consecutive days, but I was out for a run tonight and realized that I didn’t finish yesterday’s post. The last thing I wrote was to register for … Continue reading

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Write to Run a Marathon

Rite2Run was never intended to be a typical running blog. There are no calendars of races, training logs, nor herculean achievements—never was, never will be. Instead the blog writes and runs and rambles, leaving bits of advice about distance running, marathoning … Continue reading

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Philly Run at Dawn

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the best ways to discover new places—run, cycle or walk. In the piece, I referred to David Byrne’s book Bicycle Diaries in which he shares stories of how cycling the many US and foreign cities … Continue reading

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Milestones: Running or Writing – Little Difference

Runners have milestones, like a 5K or 50K. Writers have milestones too. The 5,000th reader visited Rite2Run this week. Sound like a lot? Literary agents say that a writer should have a following somewhere in the neighborhood of 10,000 visitors … Continue reading

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Epilogue – The Beginning

I wrote the final chapter of Twenty-four Years to Boston—My Journey from the Vegetable Aisle to Boylston Street when I crossed the finish line of the 2005 Boston Marathon, which kicked-off an entirely new venture. In January of 2006, I … Continue reading

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Marathon Training for the Rest of Us

This is for everyone who ever told me they’d like to one day run a marathon. Before I begin, I’ll level with you: a marathon is a grueling physical and psychological challenge. That said, you don’t have to be super-human … Continue reading

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