Category Archives: Race report

Race Report: G.O.A.T.Z. 50K trail run

Howdy, friends. On Sunday, I ran my first ultramarathon — the G.O.A.T.Z. 50K in Omaha at Glenn Cunningham Park. It was also my first trail race. Good idea to combine my longest race with uneven footing, right? Friends, it was … Continue reading

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Sioux Falls Marathon 2013 — a DNF race report

Howdy, friends. Yesterday I ran the Sioux Falls Marathon. Well, part of it. (Photos from the Argus Leader photogs here.) It was supposed to be my 11th marathon, and the third in 11 months. I felt OK about it — … Continue reading

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Race Report: Boston Marathon 2013

Howdy, friends. This is my column/race report from today’s paper. I added my splits at the end. The Boston Marathon is one thing. The Boston Marathon 2013 is another. One is a historic, prestigious, invite-only event that attracts the world’s best … Continue reading

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Running year in review

Howdy, friends. I’m pretty sure I won’t get a chance to run today, so I’m going to post my year-end stats this morning, knowing they could go up by a measly 5 miles before the day is done. Total mileage … Continue reading

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And the photos to prove it — Twin Cities Marathon photos

Howdy friends. You can witness my misery here:   Happy running.  

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Twin Cities Marathon 2012 — Race Report

Howdy, friends. Yesterday I ran the Twin Cities Marathon — my 9th marathon and my 4th Twin Cities. It’s a great race in a great city. Though I have to say this every time: The course is HARD. It’s hilly … Continue reading

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An oral history of the Jackrabbit 15 road race

Howdy, friends. Here’s a column I wrote for today’s paper about a local race. I ran it once, in 2007, with the Scott Jamison in this article. I’ll post my personal column about it later. Intro  The Jackrabbit 15 is … Continue reading

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Phoenix Marathon 2012 Race Report

Howdy, friends. The Rock N Roll Phoenix Marathon was my 8th marathon. My previous PR was Fargo in 2009, with a 3:44. Since then, I’ve had another baby, and had a horrible injury — with the stress fractures to my … Continue reading

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Some notes on running

Howdy friends. I should probably post a bit about running, since I started a blog for running talk, after all. Things are going great. Truly, great. I feel strong, efficient and like I am in good shape. I ran 44 … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Marathon race report

Howdy, friends. On Sunday, I ran the Twin Cities Marathon. This was my seventh marathon, and third Twin Cities. Philip is from the cities, and my in-laws still live there, so it’s a great race for us — free babysitting, … Continue reading

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