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It’s Patriots’ Day! It’s Boston Marathon Day!

It’s Patriots’ Day! It’s Boston Marathon Day!

Written by on April 15, 2017 in Poems for Runners, Uncategorized with

Monday, April 17 is more than Tax Day this year.  It’s Patriots’ Day too!  Which means it’s Boston Marathon Day! Best Wishes to all runners for a safe and satisfying run! Boston Strong!

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The Chicago Marathon Is Here

The Chicago Marathon Is Here

Written by on September 24, 2012 in Family & Children & Thoughts on Things, Sports with

To the first time marathoners . . . For those who are running their first marathon, there is nothing else like it . . . well, almost nothing. You’ve trained for it: hours of running, miles on roads and trails, aerobic training, cross-training, eating correctly. You’ve done 3 miles and 6 miles and 12 miles and 18 […]

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Marathon Part IV

Marathon Part IV

Written by on August 2, 2011 in Health, Sports with

Marathon Part IV (the last stanza)   I am not a soldier but now my fight is done. I trained myself and fought myself; my battle has been won. I raise my arms up to the sky, proud of my own victory. I conquered my own self today: I am a part of history.   […]

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It’s running season. (Not politicians.)  Real runners! Marathoners.

It’s running season. (Not politicians.) Real runners! Marathoners.

Written by on July 25, 2011 in Health, Sports with

Marathon. Part II: Do you know a marathoner?  They often have a 26.2 on the backs of their cars.  This is for them!  Or you! You, or your favorite runner, will love this piece.  The other day, I posted “Runner’s Blessing.” Today, I am posting “Marathon.”  This is one of my earliest, and still, one of […]

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