26.2 Days of Marathoning: Too MUCH Fun?

I suspect I have maybe a little too much fun cheering for people during the Marine Corps Marathon. This was my second year hanging out on the course and I can say with absolute certainty that at least 95-99% of the people who participated in this event ran past me at some point and had … Continue reading

Wine & Dine Countdown: After Party

Wine & Dine Countdown: After Party

The after party is a great idea. You get Epcot shut down to general admission and it’s a special, hard ticket event and you just park your ass on Soarin’ and stay on til the park closes. In theory, this is wonderful and in reality you can indeed do this on Soarin’. Thing is, the … Continue reading

Wine & Dine Countdown: Go to Sleep

Wine & Dine Countdown: Go to Sleep

A mere 6 days after I run the NYC Marathon I’m heading to Disney World for the Wine & Dine Half Marathon. Why? Because self-control is vastly overrated, that’s why. Night races are kind of a weird Disney phenomena in many respects. It’s not typical for you to start a race around 10 pm and … Continue reading

How to Wake Up Early Part Deux

How to Wake Up Early Part Deux

It should come as no shock to anyone that basically it’s getting darker earlier and staying that way longer. I know, I know, total buzzkill. Rowing season ends next Thursday, which would normally mean that my waking up early ends next Thursday but we’ve decided to sign up for a winter conditioning class over at … Continue reading

26.2 Days of Fall Marathoning: Cheerleaders!

You know how cheerleaders have a kind of peculiar place in American popular culture? They’re a sport, they’re not a sport, it’s all a misogynistic plot to keep women oppressed on the sidelines cheering for men meanwhile where are all the male cheerleaders cheering on women’s teams? Are you doing good spirit fingers? Let’s put … Continue reading