Tag Archives: Chicago

Lac-Mégantic: a train disaster that needn’t have happened

I was successful in overcoming the urge to write a post after Andy Scott’s funeral a few weeks ago.  I reminded myself of my self-imposed hiatus.  I was successful then, but now there’s a new topic that I simply cannot … Continue reading

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Chicago marathon gets checked off the bucket list

The suitcases are unpacked, the legs are massaged, and my two-page training schedule is relegated to the recycle bin.  All that focus on the Chicago Marathon, front and center in our lives for 6 months, is now a memory, albeit … Continue reading

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Picking your destination runs – or walks

Dreaming of traveling to exotic places?  Consider signing up for the Great Wall Marathon outside Beijing or The Big Five Marathon in South Africa.  How about a marathon at Petra?  There’s one called the Polar Circle marathon in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, the … Continue reading

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