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The not so glamorous side of being a severely asthmatic marathon walker

Yeah, I made it to Boston , Ive walked the Rome and Portland marathons a couple times, and yeah Ive been written up in lots of walk magazines and medical journals, but I think a lot of people who hear about me or read my blog, assume that because Ive done all these things, that […]

Italy 2009 Trip and Race Report.

Boy, I’ve been home for a couple of days now and I’m still jet-lagged. This always affects me more on the return flight for some reason. Anyways, Rome out did herself this year. The 15th edition of Maratona di Roma was by far the best one yet, and in my opinion, is now one of […]

Option #2 it is!

OK…If I get sick, it’s all your fault! ……… just kidding. Thanks everyone for your

Two great races, one tough decision

Now that the pipe dream of becoming one of the first lung challenged athletes ever granted a mobility impaired slot in the Boston marathon has become reality, I have to make some tough decisions about the other marathon that I love so much. I’m referring of course, to the

Run the Rome Marathon right from your Computer.

In preparing to do this marathon for the second time, I thought it would be cool to retrace the marathon route step-by -step. However, the only available map of the course ,which is located on the marathon website , is more of a illustration than an actual map. So I decided to create my own […]

I’m in

Today I received my entry confirmation for the 2009 Maratona Di Roma in Rome Italy next March. I know it”s still 5 months away, but I”m very psyched! This to me, is the marathon of all marathons. And new for 2009, they’ve incorporated St Peters Square into the Marathon course. How cool is that? Here’s […]

Off to the Eternal city

(Piazza Navona) Well, after a close call with my lungs this weekend , in just a few hours and with a ton medications in tow, I’ll be on a plane to Italy for the start of my Roman adventure. This trip has been in the planning for nearly eight months and there was no way […]

Picks for 2008

1) Maratona Della Citta Di Roma (March 16th) A beautiful ancient city and a marathon together? What more could you ask for! 2) E.T. Full Moon Midnight Marathon (August 17th) “Running along the fringe of the mysterious Area 51, this stretch of highway (375) has an overwhelming number of reported UFO sightings. So much so, […]

How does the saying go?….. When in Rome…..

Ok… I think I will ! Well, after months of working out the logistics, and obtaining the medical waivers, today I received official confirmation. March 16th 2008, I’ll be walking the Maratona Della Citta Di Roma or by it’s english name, the “City of Rome Marathon” …… in Rome, Italy! What better way to see […]