One Regular Man's Journey to the Boston Marathon


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A Great Day for Rebirth

It seems appropriate that my first post in almost three years is on Easter Sunday, the ultimate day of rebirth.  This website was created to document the trials and tribulations of one regular man and his journey to the Boston… Continue Reading →

Anatomy of a Hammy

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 It really never ceases to amaze me how the wear and tear of marathon training can take its toll on your body and mind.  In terms of preparation for the 40th version of the TCS New… Continue Reading →

The Hard Road Ahead

Sunday, June 26, 2016 Fifteen days ago I was golfing in a charity golf outing for my best friend’s brother-in-law who passed away a little over 9 years ago. It’s truly one of the highlights of my year because I… Continue Reading →

The Fire Still Burns

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Entering last weekend I planned on doing a second consecutive weekend long run of 10 miles in order to keep my distance up for next weekend’s Island to Island Half Marathon.  This will be my second… Continue Reading →

Breaking It Down

Sunday, September 13, 2015 It’s finally here.  The NFL gets into full swing today and I could not be happier.  Although my team, the Oakland Raiders have had a rough decade or so, I enter the new season with hope… Continue Reading →

The Most Important Tool of the Trade

Friday, August 21, 2015 It is hard to believe that I am now down to just 64 days until the running of the 40th Marine Corps Marathon.  The days of training seem to be flying by and as my body… Continue Reading →

When the Entire Season is Just One Game

Friday, August 14, 2015 In order to explain tonight’s topic I have to delve deep into the archives of my memory the past.  I have to go back to a time when I was completely engrossed into another sport.  The… Continue Reading →


Sunday, August 9, 2015 I went out this morning on my long run, the longest I’ve had since April 18, 2011 when I ran in the Boston Marathon.  The agenda called for 14 miles and I had plenty of reasons… Continue Reading →


Tuesday, July 21, 2015 It’s a common used phrase in business and industry as well as in the sporting universe.  Goals.  Goal-oriented, goal-setting, measurable and attainable goals are all variations of this often over-used word.  But what are goals?  Well,… Continue Reading →

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