Got the Medal !

After 3 and a half long months of complaining to everyone on the planet, the race promoter of the US HALF Marathon in San Francisco, finally made good on his promise to send me ( us) our medals. We earned the symbol of accomplishment just like everyone else who received theirs at the finish line. […]

The Race Results are in…….I beat my old PR by 9 minutes

Check out my race results HERE just enter my Bib# 390. Keep in mind that I WALKED this race !!!!!(I only ran accross the finish line for the photographers) Related Posts:Disappointed, but still finished faster than last year:-)Got the Medal !US Half Marathon 2005 Race ReportWe finished the race , but someone stole the medalsEXPO […]

US Half Marathon 2005 Race Report

I should start off by saying, that despite the anticlimactic ending to the race ( due to the theft of the medals),and the lack of porta-pottys, this event was the best one Ive walked in so far. You couldn’t ask for better weather ( 60 degrees at start time) and you could actually hear the […]

We finished the race , but someone stole the medals

Today my friends and I crossed the finish line at the 2005 US Half Marathon, but we 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? […]


Today I pick up my bib and race packet. They’re holding the Expo at the Hyatt at fisherman’s Wharf. Its kind of a hassle having to go down to the wharf the day before the race but, it also gives me a chance to see how many people have signed up and to scope out […]

Time to wind down

With just a few days left until the next marathon, its time to wean off the walking and try to take it easy. EASIER SAID THAN DONE I’ve been training for this event, along with my two walking partners, for nearly 3 months now. I think my leg muscles are in good shape, its my […]

Next Race in 2 weeks!

Only 14 days left until the USHALF marathon. This half marathon walk is going to be a lot tougher than the last one I did at the RUNSFM . There are 3 challenging hills to climb. I can walk on flat surfaces for hours but hills, that’s another story. Even a moderate incline can wipe […]