Mississippi Blues Marathon – State #17 – Jan. 27, 2019 – Jackson, MS

Mississippi Blues Marathon – State #17 – Jan. 27, 2019 – Jackson, MS

This was my fourth trip to Jackson.  We are extremely fortunate to have developed good friendships with Jerri and Dick Bennett, who run Wolf Pond Sanctuary, which is a non-kill dog rescue in nearby Magee.  My family was heavily involved in dog rescue a few years ago and for her seventh birthday, my youngest daughter [...]

Bataan Memorial Death March – State #18 – March 17, 2019 – White Sands, NM

Bataan Memorial Death March – State #18 – March 17, 2019 – White Sands, NM

Let me begin by stating that my experience at the Bataan Memorial Death March was an unusual one, by both design and luck.  First, I chose to run/race the March, which put me in the minority.  I think that to truly experience the March, a participant might choose to enter one of the heavy divisions [...]

Atlantic City Marathon – State #15 – Oct. 21, 2018 – Atlantic City, NJ

Atlantic City Marathon – State #15 – Oct. 21, 2018 – Atlantic City, NJ

This was my first marathon of this racing season, which for me always begins in the fall and ends in May or June.  I’m sure there are some marathons in the summer, but I wilt like a delicate flower in the heat and prefer to use the summer to break away from traditional road races [...]