Boston 2011 Race Report

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They don’t call it the best marathon in the world for nothing , and this year was no exception. The weather was near perfect and the spectators and volunteers outdid themselves. The moment I entered athletes village and the disabled athletes staging area early Monday morning, my worries and stress about the race just melted […]

More images from the 2010 Boston marathon

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[JP-Facebook-Like] During this trip I took close to 500 still photos and about 20 different video clips, which I still haven’t sorted completely. I’ll be adding more photos to these albums as I get them. ______SOME SCENES BEFORE THE RACE______ ______SCENES DURING THE RACE______ ______SCENES AFTER THE RACE______ Still more to come about this amazing […]

Boston marathon video highlights

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Rather than bore you with a mile-by-mile account of everything that happened during this entire 7 hour-17 minute very fun but challenging, and at times a excruciatingly painful journey, this year I decided only to post what I can consider to be the highlights. The experience was a little overwhelming and with so many pictures […]

Rock&Roll Race Report

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Sorry, this race report is a little late in coming, but I didn’t want my little prison stint to over shadow all the good things about this race. First let me say what a pleasure it was to finally meet the famousMc Govern alumni who trekked in from all over the country to do this […]

An ExtraTerrestrial Race Report…..Long

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Well, this race definitely ranks up there as one of the strangest, yet one of the funnest Ive ever done. Too bad I was sick as a dog during 90% of it. Oh, my lungs were fine. The elevation didn’t bother me at all, it was the rest of my body that was going haywire. […]

Farewell Megawalk

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A great time was had by all this past Sunday , as racewalkers of all ages and abilities merged on the town of Seaside California to compete in this prestigious and USATF sanctioned 10K racewalking event. Though Kelly appears to be airborne, her front heel is actually touching the ground .To a racewalking fan, her […]

SF Marathon 2007

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You might not know it by looking at these pictures, but this was not a good race for me. I felt fine at the starting line and was even able to jog a little bit during the first mile, but all the moisture in the air from the dense morning fog really exacerbated my asthma, […]

Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon and 5K

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It was a perfect day for a race in San Francisco’s Ocean beach. This was a much bigger event than I thought.( 8,000 runners) Nevertheless, it seemed to be well organized and it started right on time I’m not the best writer but, let me see if I can recap my day at the race. […]

WE DID IT !!! ……. But someone stole the medals

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My friends and I crossed the finish line at the US Half Marathon today but, didn’t get our medals because someone stole them! We got to the end of the rainbow and there was no pot of gold… (Actually, there were several hundred people that didn’t receive their medals). Can you believe it? Someone apparently […]