The Marine Corps Marathon – If this doesn’t bring out the patriotic in you, nothing will!
The expo for the RnR Raleigh Marathon and Half Marathon was in some respects an extravaganza. The gear pick up was orderly, and I actually liked the Brooks race shirt design a lot. There were all the expected exhibitors as well as some live presentations. Lots of bling. Some of the RnR staff used … Read More
In January, I had the pleasure of running the Louisiana Marathon in Baton Rouge, LA. This is a “must run” marathon, if you like scenic courses and a race and city that go out of their way to make the experience special. Hey, don’t just listen to me, even Runner’s World agrees, naming it one … Read More
While marathons take place year-round, it is specifically during the autumn time-frame ~ from mid-October to mid-November ~ when marathons are front and center for many runners. In the United States, the most notable large fall marathons include the Chicago Marathon, the Marine Corps Marathon, the New York City Marathon and the Philadelphia Marathon. I … Read More
Photo: traillink.com (Erie Canalway Trail: Little Falls to Albany – Mohawk Hudson Bikeway, New York State) Rails-to-trails is a nationwide network of recreational multi-purpose public trails and paths created from former railroad corridors. The trails can be unpaved or paved. They are most often flat or follow a gentle grade, they traverse urban, suburban and … Read More