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What’s Next?

We never rest, it seems. The week has been full of dealing with the after-effects. Washing coolers and tubs, storing signs, repacking MyWay box with stuff we won’t have to […]


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The Afterglow

The end of a long journey. The moment you’ve all been waiting for. The FINISH LINE. Sunday, I stood at the finish line and greeted many runners, from the speediest guy […]


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Two days to go …

Last night was our final pre-race staff meeting. We started early. We loaded all the shirts, packet pickup stuff, signs, medals, and about half of my household furniture into a […]


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It’s Mile 25!

Sunday morning.  Or afternoon.  For YOU! It’s Mile 25. God Save The Queen! You’re almost there, just about to jump off the bike path onto Wealthy Street. The 25-mile mark. […]


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Some next-to-last-minute thoughts

There’s poison ivy all over the course out on Indian Mounds and a lot of Millennium Park. Just be aware of that when you’re heading off into the woods for […]


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Aren’t you afraid?

Lots of feelings creep in during the lead up to the marathon. Let me share this story with you. My friend Christa was going to run her first marathon a few years […]


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Doubts?

Sometimes doubt will creep in–you’re getting to the final days of training. Was it enough? Are you really going to be ready a week from Sunday? Relax. It’s natural to […]


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Superman?

If you’re watching baseball, (here in Michigan we’re genetically Tigers fans) you’ve watched Verlander routinely throw a baseball over 100 miles/hour.  We see others in our generation like Phelps, winning […]


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Brainstorming session – 2003

I sat outside in the beer garden at The Hideout, and looked over at some of the old concrete topped tables that were made by Larry Deliefde back when The […]


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Nine Days!

Let me start out by doing something that no one has ever done before. I’m going to quote the Bible out of context. “Do you not know that in a […]


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