Category : Running

Ice Age 50K - 2015 Race Report

Ice Age 50K – 2015 Race Report

I am new to the sport of ultrarunning. I ran a 50K (31 miles) last fall on Chicago’s Lakefront, but aside from the distance, the race lacked the challenge of a trail ultramarathon. As simple as that sounds, I had to discover it myself. I love running on trails though I fear rolling or spraining […]

It is a sprint AND a marathon

It is a sprint AND a marathon

Time to Try Something New

Time to Try Something New

Boston Marathon 2014 - Boston Strong

Boston Marathon 2014 – Boston Strong

          In the week before the 2014 Boston Marathon, I twice sat in a podiatrist’s office receiving laser treatments on my aching left foot. I injured my foot running a half marathon sixteen days before Boston. That half marathon was meant as a trial run and a check on my post-polar […]

What Can We Endure?

What Can We Endure?

I wasn’t in Boston on April 15, 2013 when the bombs went off, but I could have been. I was qualified to run, but chose not to go. If I had gone, chances are good I would have finished an hour or so before bombs changed the face of marathoning, maybe forever. But, here’s the […]