Category Archive: USA

Santa Fe, NM

Chicago Marathon Trip Week 3: Tuesday October 16 – Thursday October 18, 2018 I was sad to leave the warmth and relaxed feel of Savannah but at the same time I was eager… Continue reading

Savannah, GA

Chicago Marathon Trip Week 3: Saturday October 13 – Monday October 15, 2018 Approaching Savannah from the air reminded me of New Orleans – huge expanses of flatlands intersected by braided streams. Hurricane… Continue reading

Chicago Marathon 2018 _Race Day

RACE DAY: Sunday October 7, 2018 Race morning finally arrived, a 115 days after I started specific marathon training. Starting from zero running fitness and a lingering hip and hamstring injury, I ran… Continue reading

New York 2018

Chicago MarathonTrip Week 2: Monday October 8 – Friday October 12, 2018 Overnight fire alarm in my Chicago hotel further disrupted an already disrupted nights sleep. It had taken me awhile to fall… Continue reading

Chicago Marathon 2018 – Race Week

RACE WEEK: Monday October 1 – Saturday October 6, 2016 After the experience at Grandmas Marathon last year, I decided to arrive in Chicago with plenty of time before race day to settle… Continue reading


Wednesday August 16, 2017 Mile 2650.5 –  Mile 2658.7 8 miles (12.8 km) Initially I thought of hiking from the monument all the way to Manning Park and trying to get on the… Continue reading


PCT DAY 51: Tuesday August 15, 2017 Mile 2621.5 –  Mile 2650.5 29 miles (46.4 km) My last day on the PCT turned out to be a pretty perfect day of hiking. The… Continue reading


PCT DAY 50: Monday August 14, 2017 Mile 2592.5 –  Mile 2621.5 29 miles (46.5 km) I was awake and having coffee when I heard something that sounded like a kitten meowing not… Continue reading


PCT DAY 49: Sunday August 13, 2017 Mile 2569.4 –  Mile 2592.5 23.1 + 2 miles ( 40.2 km) Yesterdays marshmallow clouds produced a sprinkling of rain overnight. By the morning there was… Continue reading


PCT DAY 48: Saturday August 12, 2017 Mile 2569.4 –  Mile 2569.4 0 miles (0 km) Stehikin is an absolutely georgeous place. From the map I can see that the lake is huge,… Continue reading

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