Monthly Archives: January 2013

More Than Just Another Running Story

A good read…. I don’t reblog much, but I found this really cool story on a fellow-blogger’s site In the Deed. It’s a running story with wide appeal. If you ever wonder how long you will be running in life, … Continue reading

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Snow What?

“If nobody ever said anything unless he knew what he was talking about, a ghastly hush would descend upon the earth.” – A. P. Herbert My love of running in the snow increased with age, probably for the same reason … Continue reading

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And you ran… today? Why?

“The day you lose the child inside marks the beginning of the end.” – jmb “It feels like seven degrees out,” were the last words I heard on my way out the door. I ran a trail run four days … Continue reading

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I Died Today in the Middle of a Two-hour Run

“Most of the people in this story are alive and I was writing it very carefully to not have anybody identifiable.” – Ernest Hemingway There is a belief that fiction is based on an author’s life experience. Ernest Hemingway was … Continue reading

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The Art of Running, Part VI – Three Generations on the Run

He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist.” ― St. Francis of … Continue reading

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Rerun

“The best running advice I ever got was from a four-year-old.” – jmb I spent this week editing the manuscript for Twenty-four Years to Boston, my memoir based on the marathon. It was like a journey into the past, my … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Running Blog

“You can’t leave footprints on the sands of time if you’re sitting on your butt–and who wants to leave butt prints on the sands of time? – Bob Moawad Puff! 365 days—where did 2012 go? Zap!—another year in the books. … Continue reading

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