Pre-Ann Arbor Marathon Cleanup Plog!

The Ann Arbor Marathon is Sunday, March 24, and I'll again be serving as Zero Waste Team captain. Since 2017, when we began the zero waste program at the marathon, we've recycled or composted over 97 percent of all race waste! This year we'll make it an even more environmentally responsible event by doing some …

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Done Lots of Sweating – Time to Burn!

BEEN A LITTLE WARM THIS SUMMER, hasn’t it. But it hasn’t stopped me from training. Even the VM150, with its two days of 90+ degree heat and blazing sun, was useful to me. What for? Well, in three weeks I head to the Black Rock Desert in Nevada, for a small social gathering they call …

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Time to Be Happy!

What is going on outside? The sun is shining, it’s warming up, and flowers are blooming. Could it be that – dare I utter the word – SPRING is here? Who's happy about that? Hands up!   And who else? Our new kittens are happy with their first-ever spring! And this Gazelle Girl finisher is …

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If I Can’t Run Your Race, I’ll Make My Own: Ann Arbor Half Marathon

SUPPOSE YOU AND A BUNCH OF YOUR FRIENDS want to run a local marathon, and you sign up for it well in advance. But then the marathon reschedules, and you won’t be in town on the new date. What would you do? Well, if you’re this guy here, you create your own race and hold …

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