Skip to main content



Windshield and Rear View Mirror: Seeking Boston Marathon 2017 Year in Review

Sorry for the delay in my posts. My year ended as it started. Rough. I had some fantastic things to reflect on in 2017 and a few exciting announcements going into the new year. Let's look in the rear view mirror and what's ahead of me in the windshield.

I started 2017 with my orthopedic surgeon suggesting I switch to cycling as I had degenerative arthritis and a little "bone-on-bone" action in my right swollen knee. I promptly suggested he try his hand at being a dentist. (an old joke but a good one.) I literally had thoughts of quitting the sport of running in January. Not defeatist, but a somewhat realistic view at least from my medical team.

I did try and rationalize if I could compete in races or ever get back to the Boston Marathon. After a while of feeling sorry for myself, I did what most distance runners do after a setback. If I was a heavyweight (or more aptly a lightweight) fighter, I may have been on the mat spitting up blood, and spitting out a couple Chi…

Latest Posts

Old Guys Rule: Runner's Guide to Podium in Your Forties and Fifties

How to Run on the Road When You Only Have Shoes

New York City Holidays Off the Beaten Path


How to Register an Assisted Athlete?

Liam Crushes His First Half Marathon

23andMe and Africa

Make Mine a Double

Man Hunt for Mad Pooper

Put in a Nickel and Get Out a Dollar