Monthly Archives: January 2015

Rite2Run Visits the Pages of PhillyFit for Lung Cancer Research

PhillyFit, a local fitness magazine that circulates online to subscribers and in health clubs, coffee shops and some businesses, ran Fight for Air Climb just as I prepared for my second training climb with a group downtown. The article was inspired by … Continue reading

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Rite2Run Story Featured in Every Day Fiction

“Besides running, another sickness I suffer from is writing.” – jb When I began this blog I considered myself a runner who writes. The winds have shifted over the past few years and today I am a writer who runs so I’d like to share with … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven

“Please forgive me if I act a little strange, for I know not what I do. ” – David Gray The other day I stood in the lobby of a downtown Philadelphia skyscraper with a guy who coordinates weekly training sessions in preparation for … Continue reading

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Steamtown 2014 – Postscript

“Everything is relative, and only that is absolute.” – Auguste Comte On October 13, 2014 I wrote about crossing the finish line of the Steamtown Marathon in The Day After Ten Years After: “As I ran down the final stretch on Washington … Continue reading

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Run the Wissahickon – An Urban Jewell

“You can take the kid out of the city, but you can’t take the city out of the kid.” – Unknown In 2012 I created the Art of Running to share photos I’d take of urban art–things like murals, sculptures, and architecture–during my … Continue reading

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Twenty-Four Years to Boston

Twenty-Four Years to Boston – My Journey From the Vegetable Aisle to Boylston Street, a memoir based on the marathon, is now available at Amazon Kindle Store and Barnes & Noble Nook Books.

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Age Is Only A Number

“I’d rather be dead than singing Satisfaction when I’m forty-five.” – Mick Jaggar   It doesn’t seem that long ago that I’d tell people I planned to run a marathon when I turned sixty. I don’t make such ludicrous statements anymore. Instead I simply say … Continue reading

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