There were several sad stories in the news this week that helped keep perspective in proper alignment. Each concerned people in the prime of their lives, each… Read more “WHAT MEAN THE STRUGGLES IF THE BATTLES GO UNNAMED?”
Everywhere you turn these days you find another example of industries who are just out to stick it to the consumer. Some of you are old enough… Read more “STICKIN’ IT TO THE CONSUMER”
Boston, MA. – Modern day conventional wisdom held that professional runners could optimally race only two marathons per year, one in the spring, one in the fall.… Read more “CONVENTIONAL WISDOM”
Boston, Ma. – U.S. Olympians Shalane Flanagan, Amy Cragg, Meb Keflezighi and Ryan Hall were an added attraction at today’s 2016 Boston Marathon elite athlete press conference. But… Read more “2016 BOSTON MARATHON PRESSER”
Honolulu, HI. – At a time when interest in the outcome of elite races is struggling to connect with an audience, the Hapalua, Hawaii’s Half Marathon has… Read more “2016 HAPALUA – THE CHASE IS ON”
The Hapalua is best known for its unique Chase format in which Team Hawaii consisting of 20 top local runners from the islands are given a series of head starts ranging from 23 minutes to 6 minutes before four professionals take to the chase.
The lure of the marathon lies in the challenge offered by a long, grueling contest that offers no guarantees that you will complete the entire distance. In… Read more “THE ENDLESS CAMPAIGN”