Running can be so fortuitous- you never know who you’ll see or where you’ll find yourself, especially when you’re not in your usual locale. My friend Gina (who lives in Southern England) and I have always talked about running the London Marathon, but so far, have not been chosen in the ballot. This year, we … Read More
I love booking Hyatt hotels using the points and cash rate – particularly for category 1- 4 hotels! Points and cash stays are dynamite . . . when I can find availability. As a Hyatt Diamond Gold Passport, I am always working on trying to re-qualify for the next year – points and cash stays … Read More
Aegean Airlines’ gives its frequent flyers 40% Entry Discount at the Limissol Marathon, and “pays” them 100 miles for each kilometer they run!
A photo posted by Kathy – Will Run For Miles (@katstarr_) on Nov 28, 2015 at 3:45am PST 2015 was a banner travel year. I was just a crazy traveling girl who couldn’t say no. The adventures began in January with a crazy “mistake fare” trip I called Around the World in 8 Days … Read More
A year ago, in November 2014, I was wandering around the expo for the New York City Marathon at the Javits Center, in Manhattan. As I meandered through the various booths, I had a few conversations about running and travel. Out of the blue, three months later, I received an email inviting me to visit … Read More
I am so excited – I need to share this! 261 Fearless is an organization founded by Kathrine Switzer. She was the first woman to run the Boston Marathon, in 1967, when the race director tried to pull her off the course and take her bib number declaring that it was a men’s only race. … Read More
There’s a new way to receive guaranteed New York City Marathon entry, and, no, you don’t have to run fast to get it!
The Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon and Half-Marathon were held on May 3, 2015. The first weekend of May happens to be an extremely popular marathon weekend. The Pittsburgh Marathon has been on my list for a long time and I decided that 2015 would be the year that I would run in the Steel … Read More
Anyone who knows me knows that I enjoy running, and running marathons, in particular. Full marathons. 26 miles. 42 kilometers. Not halves, or 10Ks. But recently, I’ve been cancelling marathons I’ve registered for, or – worse – switching to the half marathon race. HEAVENS. (Please, this is not meant to insult the people who … Read More
After a tumultuous year of on-again off-again for foreign runners, the Pyongyang Marathon in North Korea was run this weekend.