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Med City- The ever changing race goals by marathonmom Posted Sun 27 May 2012 4:35pm On Friday my decision was to run the full marathon, but as the day progressed a few things happened that made me rethink my decision. 1) Madison Marathon was cancelled due to heat concerns and 2) Med City Marathon was offering free races changes from full to half also due to heat concerns. Even with these two factors and the potential for Med Cit ... Read on »
Marathon Announcement & Run4Christchurch by FitthisGirl Posted Mon 14 Mar 2011 8:16am When I crossed the finish line at the Honolulu Marathon  the first thought that crossed my mind was "That's it?" I wanted to do another, I wanted more. Well, now I am getting it! I am signed up for the Med City Marathon in Rochester, Minnesota!   I am from right outside Rochester and the Marathon course actually runs from the town I went to gr ... Read on »
The Denver Rock and Roll Inaugural Half-Marathon! by Charles White Posted Wed 20 Oct 2010 5:11pm written by Charlie The shirt and the medal! It used to be the Denver Marathon.  The Rock and Roll organization took it over and this year was the Inaugural event. A full marathon, a half-marathon, and a full marathon ... Read on »
Extra, Extra - Run All About It by Amy H. Patient Expert Posted Sun 17 May 2009 10:12pm By Peter Washkowitz Dear readers, let' s take a look back at the week in running: * As reported on on May 11th, the fact that fashionista Victoria Beckham works out at the Posh (pun intended) Sports Club LA in Beverly Hills, is not particularly newsworthy in-and-of itself. The fact that she runs 8 miles on the treadmi ... Read on »
Picture Perfect - 21.1 km from Byron to Rochester by Running Roentgen Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:14pm The race director couldn't have asked for better conditions. Clear skies, comfortably cool weather, and an enthusiastic set of runners raring to go. Any concern about dwindling participation rates due to other events being held over the same weekend dissipated when around 1,100 runners turned up for the Med City Marathon. Having run this race last ... Read on »
The Carnival of Running #56 – Best of 2009 Edition by Mike Antonucci Posted Wed 30 Dec 2009 5:00am Welcome to the 56th edition of The Carnival of Running! After a full year of carnivals, it’s time to take a look back and revisit the best of 2009, beginning with Running Is Funny’s favorite video of the year: I’ve limited myself to using items that still have active web links. Headline of the week goes to the National Pos ... Read on »
2011 Races & Ambition! by FitthisGirl Posted Tue 28 Dec 2010 9:00am After running my first marathon, I got the marathon itch. I LOVED the race. I wanted to do it again. So for this coming year, I am going to plot out some really ambitious races and see just how much I can do! (and by do, I mean afford!) 2011 Races January: indoor track races! January 2nd, January 16th through Charities Chall ... Read on »
Boston Marathon 2012- My unlikely marathon by marathonmom Posted Fri 20 Apr 2012 10:21am I pretty much summed up my feelings and plans for marathon day in my last  post and based on everything against me I decided to enjoy my weekend and do everything "wrong" before running. This meant wine, food I don't tolerate well (tiramisu from North End, yum!) and a lot of walking around. By the time Monday morning rolled around I was more then ... Read on »
The Seattle Rock and Roll Marathon! by Charles White Posted Thu 01 Jul 2010 1:44pm (Thank you, Char! This picture is courtesy of Charlene Huang-Roberts facebook page!) I work the swing shift.  Afternoon and evening.  When I have to get up at 3:30 AM, either something catastrophic has happened or I am dedicated to something!  It was the latter.  I had to get ready to run a marathon.   Several months ago my fri ... Read on »