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Rashomon and beyond...

This week I marathoned several films from Akira Kurosawa, and it seems fitting to start this blog with some of my favorite images from his films and  403 more words


Amy Cragg wins marathon trials; Shalane Flanagan collapses at finish

Amy Cragg finished fourth at the 2012 Olympic marathon trials, just missing the three-woman team.

She left no doubt Saturday, winning the Rio Olympic marathon trials by 33 seconds over… 320 more words


Galen Rupp, Meb Keflezighi lead U.S. Olympic marathon team

Galen Rupp is the first American to make the Olympic marathon team in his debut at the distance since 1968.

Meb Keflezighi has become the oldest U.S. 423 more words


So You Want to be an Olympian - What's the Easy Way?

On Saturday, February 13, over 370 runners will compete for a spot on the US Olympic marathon team. The USOC will send the top three in the marathon race held in Los Angeles. 363 more words


18 Miles Worth of Thoughts

Running 18 miles takes a long time and it eats up most of your day.  Oftentimes, people ask me what I think about for that long, especially when I tell them I don’t usually listen to music.   444 more words

13.1 Miles in the Making: Becoming a Runner

Hello all! So tomorrow marks the first day of actual training for one of the hardest things I have ever set my mind to. About a month ago I decided it was time to take the leap and sign up for my first half-marathon! 455 more words

Running for the Fun of it

I’m a weight lifter.  Now, just to be sure we’re clear, saying “I’m a weight lifter” is an entirely different thing than saying “I’m a body builder.”  This old body is far from built, but I’ve always enjoyed lifting weights.  1,243 more words

Country Music Marathon