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

“Father Time beats us all.” - Rocky Balboa. After a good week, I think a combination of things like a hard Thursday run, a hard elliptical and spin bike Friday morning, Friday evening box steps, lunges and squats and about 4 hours on my feet at holiday parties last night in shoes that I am now going to throw away led to a horrible long run today. The Dream and I covered 10 miles but I had to stop to walk several times. My left hip was simply tired and dead. After a short walk, it would recover for a time then the foot skip would start. Now, sitting in my chair, I’m in discomfort. Trust me, it isn’t permanent. It’s just Father Time yanking on my chain. Moderation old timer, moderation. #keepshowingup ...

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