Race Report: Vancouver Sun Run 10K

I’m an American in Canada and in Canada’s largest race. Canada has a reputation for being some of the nicest people around, and I have to admit – during this 10K I heard more “Excuse me,” and “Sorry” comments than I think I have ever heard during any race. When you run a large race (over 48,000 people participated), things …

Race Report: 2012 Bay to Breakers 12k

[no_toc]One does not race Bay to Breakers. It’s a misnomer. Bay to Breakers is a San Francisco experience that goes back 101 years where a whole group of individuals come together to create an event unique within the running world. Where else can you find naked people running an 8 minute mile right next to Goofy, the Flash, Batman, and …

Race Report: 2012 Rome Italy Marathon

Beginning and ending at the “Colleseo”, there is no other marathon in the world than runs through magnificent history like the Rome, Italy Marathon. March 18, 2012 was the 18th running of the Rome Marathon and my international race of the year. It was a race that shattered perceptions and included lots of cobblestones. This race was not one for …

Race Report: My First Marathon as a Pacer

After running several marathons, I thought it was time to try a new challenge and return a little to the running community that has given me so much. So, I volunteered to pace the Morgan Hill Marathon on October 23, 2011. When I first volunteered, I took my fastest pace, added 15 minutes, and figured that would be a good …