August 28, 2022: The Sioux Falls Marathon

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Well. That may have been the worst run I’ve had all year. And that’s saying something given the last few races have left me questioning the very idea of running anymore. I had something of a panic attack around mile 13. I couldn’t catch my breath and felt like my heart was going to beat […]

Oh, THAT’S why it’s called Sioux Falls…

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No thanks to a chaotically managed series of delays and gate changes courtesy of Southwest Airlines, I finally made it to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. By the time my flight landed, the expo and bib pickup were long since concluded.  The marathon is tomorrow morning; thankfully I was able to email the race director and […]

July 17, 2022 — The Shoreline Marathon

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I’m finding it very difficult to put into words the feeling of hopelessness that today brought. The best I can come up with is to define it in the macro sense with this image: The Shoreline Marathon bills itself as having “beautiful ocean views.” The marine layer was one thing but the real scenery killer […]

June 4, 2022 – REVEL Rockies

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The less said, the better. The conditions and course were practically ideal for a Boston Qualifying time, so much so that I ran in my 2019 Qualifier shirt. But it wasn’t meant to be. I failed at each and every opportunity. Was it the toll the delayed flight to Denver took? Or the disabled tram […]