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Why I NEED To Run The 2019 Boston Marathon

Why I need to run the 2019 Boston Marathon Please note that the explanation below was originally sent as an email to Dave McGilivray (race director of the Boston Marathon) first, and then forwarded to the BAA back in November … Continue reading

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Running For My Existence = RFME.org

WELCOME: I built this site to chronicle my 10 month journey from 320 lb “couch potato” to marathoner back in 2009. After I accomplished that goal, my new goal was to continue running marathons (63 as of April 2019) in … Continue reading

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Excuses do NOT equal Results

I will do everything I need to do to accomplish it. This time it’s going to be different. The message always seems so promising, overflowing with optimism, and my hope and spirit gets lifted. Again. Regardless of the past, the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Julia

Amazing what can happen in 8 years! Fortunately Julia got bigger, which is a great thing,  and I didn’t, which is also a good thing! 🙂 Happy 18th Birthday Julia! Julia had just turned 10 and I weighed 164.  April … Continue reading

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What Is Your Favorite Marathon Memory Or Experience?

To anyone that is reading this (both of you), I apologize for not providing more content. And now with that out of the way, here is a new post…well sort of. On occasion I go to a website called Quora.com … Continue reading

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We’re Almost Home (2016 Big Sur CF Video)

When is it OK to smile and cry at the same time? NOW! This is my annual Marathon/CF Fundraising Video for 2016 that I have been working on for the last 6 months. Continue reading

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Chicago – The Second City

Boston is known as “Beantown”, thanks to the popularity of it’s “Boston” baked beans. New York’s “Big Apple” started as a obscure reference back in 1909, became a sports term in reference to NY racetracks in the 1920s and eventually … Continue reading

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