Category Archives: Running

Once a geek, always a geek…

A New Mug, A New Bowl And A New Broken Arm!

Unfortunately, that headline is not a joke. Last weekend I tripped on a poorly designed speed bump in a cross walk and I managed to fracture my humorous bone in four places.  On Thursday I had two hours of surgery … Continue reading

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My First Triathlon!

Those of you who have followed my blog posts on running might have noticed that I haven’t posted anything in this category for quite a while.  Three years ago I was diagnosed with chronic knee arthritis and had to quit … Continue reading

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Could somebody please put a straight jacket on that juggling jogger!

Wow!  For the second time this year, I got one of my funny running memoirs printed front and center in “The Lighter Side” section of Colorado Runner.  This one is from a collection of stories about “My Craziest Races”: At … Continue reading

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My First Ultra-Marathon!

If you know me or you’ve read my bio, you’ll know that I’m a long distance running geek.  One of the things I really like about running is that it’s an honest sport in that you can’t pretend you are … Continue reading

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Funny Running & Coach Sam Adams

I have two distinctly different bits of news from the running world to share today.  The first is on the lighter side and was in fact published this month in the section of Colorado Runner Magazine called “The Lighter Side”.  … Continue reading

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“Getting Chicked” Why do guys hate it so much when they get beat by a girl?

This piece was published in Colorado Runner in 2006 I was standing at the starting line of the Fort Collins Marathon last May when these two serious runners were talking about a race one of them had run. “Did you … Continue reading

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