Grandma’s Marathon 2014

It seemed a little strange to step off of a bus in Two Harbors, MN knowing that my mode of transportation back to Duluth was by foot. Fortunately, the weather was perfect for a long run. Cloudy, 50 degrees and a nice tailwind. The massive crowd of marathoners arrived primarily by bus and train. I ran into a […]

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Book : Duel In The Sun

by John Brant This book is about the famous battle between Alberto Salazar and Dick Beardsley in the 1982 Boston Marathon. Not only does it describe every detail of the race but it also provides a comprehensive background of Salazar and Beardsley and talks about how this race ended up having a major impact on both of their futures. The […]

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Minneapolis Marathon Was Cancelled

I am starting to think that I might need to call a witch doctor. Everything I sign up for seems to have major problems with weather. Oh well, at least the training won’t go to waste since I was also signed up for Grandma’s Marathon only three weeks later.