Tag Archives: Marine Corps Marathon

The Obligatory Top Ten List to Celebrate My 100th Post

I’ve been blogging for over a decade now. My first attempt, which included the initial incarnation of the Brief Biography of God, appeared on my MySpace page around 2007. I immediately fell in love with the medium–it was the perfect … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans: Marine Corps Marathon 2016

It wasn’t the way I wanted to finish my 2016 running season. But this year’s Marine Corps Marathon ended up being an appropriate conclusion to such a frustrating, confusing and trying year. As I sit here, reflecting upon and analyzing the … Continue reading

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Rochester Half Marathon and MCM Training Update

Hard to believe, but my second Marine Corps Marathon is now only days away. With just one more hard workout to go, Maranoia is setting in. Massively. I think it’s because, unlike all of my previous marathons with the exception … Continue reading

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The Flat-Footed Fox’s MCM Predictor Challenge

Want to take part in a friendly competition, do something charitable AND make fun of the Flat-Footed Fox all at the same time? Well, of course you do! So why not join me and play the Flat-Footed Fox’s MCM Predictor … Continue reading

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Keep Moving Forward

Right after The Boilermaker, I went back on my next sixteen-week Hanson’s Program to prepare for Marine Corps Marathon number two. The northeast has been in the grip of a heatwave that has now lasted over two months, and the … Continue reading

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Boilermaker 2016, or The End of the Streak

I don’t know for sure how Jamie Vardy felt around five PM on Saturday, December 5, 2015, but after running this year’s Boilermaker, I now have a pretty good idea. His team, Leicester City, had just demolished their opponents, Swansea, 3-0. … Continue reading

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Semper Currens XVII.II: Mission Accomplished

Every marathon tells its own story. Up to now, my marathons had simple narratives: exuberance followed by pain and survival at Toronto; successful pacing and execution at New Jersey; the thrill of strength and speed at Rochester; injury and negative … Continue reading

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