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

Uff da..busy day yesterday - It is always drinking out of a firehose after being gone for a week. Then, I was staring down marathon #44 which requires a Thursday departure (yeah, I am leaving a day early due to the February debacle). So, I felt pressed for time the past couple days to the point where I finally needed to say, "time out" and just go for a walk after getting home to clear my head and the anxiety in my stomach. After that, I literally took stuff out of one suitcase and put it in another. Today, I am far more relaxed and feel like I have a handle on all the crazy. The post work 5 mile run was all about stress relief and relaxing on a wild taper week. #44 on Sunday!! #readyornot #keepshowingup ...

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