Category Archives: Marathon

Posts about the marathon, training and mental approach

Key to Survival, Key to Marathon, Key to Life

“It’s not what happens to you; it’s what you do with it.” – Gregory Bright Fifty-two year old Gregory Bright spent twenty-seven and a half years in Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola for a murder he didn’t commit. Sharon, the … Continue reading

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Running in Paradise

“When we hug, our hearts connect and we know that we are not separate beings. Hugging with mindfulness and concentration can bring reconciliation, healing, understanding, and much happiness.” – Nhat Hanh Lace up for a run or a hike on St. … Continue reading

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Twenty-Four Years to Boston Featured Spotlight Ad in PhillyFit

Twenty-four Years to Boston, the story about a blue-collar runner’s journey from the streets of Philadelphia to the Boston Marathon, is featured this month in a Spotlight Ad in PhillyFit Magazine’s website. Initially released in print, my memoir is now available as an eBook … Continue reading

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Finishing

“I’ve found that there is always some beauty left–in nature, sunshine, freedom, in yourself; these can all help you.” – Anne Frank Sometimes finishing is all you can say about something you had done–a book you read that you didn’t particularly care … Continue reading

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Watching Clyde

“Treatment comes from outside of you; healing comes from within.” – Andrew Weil Jimmy, my firstborn, called the other day and asked if I could watch Clyde this weekend. I never pass up an opportunity to spend time with any … 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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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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