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I beat him again – but not really

December 8, 2014

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I beat him again – but not really

Yesterday was my 10th year in a row running the California International Marathon.  It runs from Folsom through 6 different cities on its way to the steps of the Capitol Building in Sacramento.  In previous years, there’s been major rain or freezing winds, but yesterday’s weather was perfect – high 40s at the start and […]

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Chasing Chris Pollack

December 3, 2012

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Chasing Chris Pollack

It was December 2007.  I had trained hard for the last 20 weeks for this big event.  I was ready.  I had run three previous marathons but I had yet to qualify for Boston.  The weather was perfect on that Sunday morning.  My wife, daughter, mother-in-law and sister-in-law had come out to cheer me on. […]

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Things I Learned in 2 hours and 49 minutes

December 15, 2011

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Things I Learned in 2 hours and 49 minutes

I recently surprised myself by running a marathon in 2 hours and 49 minutes.  It was the California International Marathon on December 4th that makes its way through several different cities as it heads from Folsom to the steps of the Capital in Sacramento.  It’s a course that I know pretty well as I’ve completed […]

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