On the eve of another birthday, it seems appropriate to talk about routine. Afterall, there’s nothing more routine than a birthday, consistently appearing on the same day, year after year. Even after you’re gone, others will routinely remember your day … a Facebook post, a gravesite visit, candle lighting at church, a call to a … Continue reading
I’m sure you’re asking yourself, how does one get to 40,000 miles … on foot? I’ll show you my math if you show me yours. My calculations begin at the ripe old walking age of 11 months, three months after my brother’s highly competitive 8 month mark. So from 0-11, years that is, I gave … Continue reading
The other day I read about a woman who turned 116. She’s the oldest living American, still percolating somewhere in a small town in Georgia. That’s one full life. So when I got a wild hair to run a 200-mile relay with a small group of friends, it was driven in part by my need … Continue reading
It was the book, Born to Run, when I fully appreciated the female runner and her raw drive to not only out distance the women in the field, but to crush the male species … amped up with all its testosterone, ego and physical arrogance. Personally, I was inspired, you may say, by others around … Continue reading
I have vivid memories of those days of running Beaver Stadium as part of our preseason conditioning for the Penn State Wrestling Team. Some thought of it as a privilege to enter the home of Paterno and all those legendary football players — Franco Harris, Jack Ham, John Capelletti, Curt Warner. At the time, it … Continue reading
It’s less than a week before the famed New York Marathon closes its port to entries into the world’s largest marathon. I for one have never run the New York Marathon, but I’ve heard nothing only great things which comes as no surprise. Afterall, it’s New York and who doesn’t “Love New York.” “I Love … Continue reading
Welcome to Boomeragnar, our online presence focused on the running of the Ragnar Relay in Napa Valley. Our mixed team of six runners, three men and three women, is comprised of the last of the boomers born in 1964 who see this 200-mile relay as a run for their life … a metaphorical event that … Continue reading
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