If a guy gets beaten by a woman who doesn’t pass him but simply can’t be caught, did he still get “chicked”?
This is how a local race should be run. The course is accurate, they’ve got enough staff to handle the field, they involve walkers and kids in integrated events instead of tacking them on as an afterthought, there’s no swag bag full of fliers and junk you don’t need […]
Guest post by Ceridwen, aka The Wife Due to our radically different running interests and times, I usually end up cheering Keath on at the end of a longer distance after I’ve finished up a shorter one. Last week we decided that I would run this midnight run on my own, with support from my […]
Apparently, there’s such a thing as too much of a good thing. As with most thing, compression must be used in moderation. In hindsight, this is kind of a “duh” moment. Those of you who follow my DailyMile may recall that between the Sunburst Marathon and Grandma’s I made several mentions of a Mystery Pain […]
Grandma’s is one well run race. It’s a beautiful course, a smooth rolling route with no killer hills, full of awesome volunteers, and lined with incredible spectators! Yeah, the expo was pretty blah and I wasn’t exactly thrilled with the shuttle driver (could’ve just been my guy’s attitude), but the race itself was wicked awesome. I pretty much recommend it to anyone – even if you don’t run, come cheer, drink, and hang out.
So they claim. Didn’t realize Duluth was a “small town,” but I guess compared to other cities that can handle a 9500 person marathon and 5000 person half along with a 1500 person 5k, it’s pretty small. But it’s certainly a city. A pretty cool, mostly industrial city three hours from anywhere else right at the tip of Lake Superior.
I have come to a few realizations over the past few days…