Indian Creek: 55K at 7K, with 7K (and bonus dog pic)

Where do I begin to list why I wanted to run the 55K at the Indian Creek Ultras in Colorado? Visit our daughter Rachel in Denver. Cool weather. Fall color in the Rockies. A small, low-key event. And a chance to run an ultra with another family member. Pretty much a no-brainer, which is appropriate …

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Working on My Short Game, and Meeting Superman

Last Saturday I did something I haven’t done in quite a while. I ran a 5K. Now why would I, Mr. Ultra, suddenly decide to run a 5K? Well, I guess I needed a reminder of why I don’t run a lot of 5Ks. And less than a half mile into the Canton Liberty Run, …

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West End Girls: A Great (and Humbling) Read

There aren’t too many books I’ve read – and I’ve read a lot of books – that make me put the book down at the end and just say “Wow.” And as you may have already guessed, I’ve just read my latest in that category. I belong to Jericho Writers, an organization for aspiring writers. …

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