Boston Marathon – Fear, Fate & Donuts

The oldest and arguably the most famous marathon is the Boston Marathon. It is often referred to as the “grand daddy” of marathons. Marathon runners dream of a Boston qualifying time. As I continued planning for 50 marathons in 50…

Runs In The Family

On June 5, 2010, I got a Facebook invitation from niece Theresa Crance Stangle. She asked if I would like to join her and her sister Rebecca (Becky) Crance at Moline, Illinois for the Quad Cities Marathon. Well, it was…

It's A Marathon Not A Sprint

I was asked to join the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters in May of 2005. I agreed because I knew from my experience of growing up in a single parent home that adult mentors can really make the difference…

Change An Ending

We all have the ability to change an ending for at least one child. Together, we can change the ending for many. Thank you for following along as I run for this cause.

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Marathon4Kids

It was little naughty and a little nice for breakfast after another personal best Tuesday. I set out to prove last Tuesday’s sub 45 minutes 5 mile run wasn’t a fluke. The Hammer had to make a pit stop and said, “I’ll catch up.” With a bit over a mile to go, I literally ran like someone was chasing me. I went 7:57 on the last mile, breaking 8 minutes on a mile for the first time since I lost my hip. I finished in 42:24 which beat last week by more than 2 minutes. #satisfied #keepgrinding ...

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