The Marine Corps Marathon – If this doesn’t bring out the patriotic in you, nothing will!
I visited Cancun in September and stayed at the Westin Resort and Spa. See my review of the hotel and fitness center HERE. If I exited the hotel and went to the right, it was impossible to run. There was a lot of traffic, the sidewalks, if any, were not level and there was no shoulder … Read More
When a community gets together, charity happens. Track Friday was conceived by Eric Rubinson, a New Jersey resident, in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Eager to help his damaged community, he pledged to run 26 miles around a local track the day after Thanksgiving if the goal amount was raised – the money was raised and he ran and others have joined him.
In an uncommon marriage, various workout programs, such as Runkeeper and Fitbit, have joined forces with drug store, Walgreens to create the Walgreens program, Balance Rewards for Healthy Choices, which rewards users for engaging in healthy behavior. Make Every Healthy Choice Rewarding™ Get 20 points per mile when you walk, run or cycle. Plus 20 … Read More
I know that I’ve been traveling a lot when I start wondering how quickly I could run a marathon on a moving walkway at an airport? (My absolute favorite moving walkway is the Light Tunnel at DTW Airport!). Sometimes, I crack myself up with these thoughts! Or, how about this one: how slow (or … Read More
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
On our continuing jog around the world, here are jogging maps from two hotels in San Diego, California. There are two main running locations near downtown San Diego. One is the route along the Waterfront of San Diego Bay and the second is by Balboa Park. The first jogging map is from the Hilton San … 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
On January 19, 2014, I ran my 100th marathon at the Louisiana Marathon in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Baton Rouge (aka the Red Stick City) is the state capitol of Louisiana, and the second largest city in the state. I love New Orleans (the largest city in the state), but Baton Rouge has its own unique … Read More
Thanks once again to Pat, this Jogging Map is from the Sheraton Guilan Hotel in the Guangxi province of the People’s Republic of China. I have visited both mainland China and Taiwan, but have never been to Guilan. According to the hotel website: “Visit the Sheraton Guilin Hotel, ideally located along the Li River in … Read More