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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 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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 0 Comments

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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