2018 Boston Marathon

Runners are an extremely goal orientated group of people, and I’m perhaps more so than many of my friends. I become obsessed when there’s something in front of me and quite frequently I need to be careful that my goals don’t take me over. I began running in June of 2009 with one goal: Complete…
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The Minneapolis Miracle

I’ve been trying to find words all day to describe my feelings after last night’s dramatic football game. I was one of those fans with tears in my eyes. I’ve been a Minnesota Vikings fan my entire life, and they’ve never given me the feeling of euphoria I experienced last night. Never! The Vikings are…
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To Run Or Not To Run

I’ve been taking a break from running; a relatively long one, by my standards. I once ran for 100 consecutive days, so for me, anything more than a few days off just doesn’t happen! Even when I was battling through injuries, I still ran once or twice a week. Running virtually non-stop for more than…
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2017 Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon

I’m fond of saying every marathon is a journey. Lining up at the starting line on race day isn’t the beginning of the journey; no, it begins months earlier, when you decide to take on the immense challenge that is training for a marathon. Yesterday, I was in Minneapolis/ St. Paul, taking part in my…
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Every Time I Think Of You

Every time I think of you It always turns out good I found Sue on a special Fall evening in 1983. From the first time I asked her to dance, I knew she was unlike anyone I had ever met before. I thought about Sue night and day and wondered if she would ever be…
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