The 2003 Chicago Marathon

Eight years ago this morning, I took part in the Chicago Marathon. It was my first -- and so far only -- attempt at the marathon. Here is my mile-by-mile account of it, written a day or so later. To set it up, this was written for the "V-Team" bulletin board, which was made up … Continue reading The 2003 Chicago Marathon


Marathon Dreams (Continued)

So I've run two half-marathons this fall. Add 'em up, and that equals ... a marathon! So I should be satisfied, right? Actually, yes, I am pretty happy. The Lewis & Clark Half Marathon on October 3 was my first road half-marathon in several years, and it was also something of a learning experience. Long … Continue reading Marathon Dreams (Continued)