As expected, I am sore. Yep, everything hurts except my elbows ... and maybe my teeth. My teeth don't really hurt either. But I have to say, it was worth it
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Some people can just go out and run a marathon. They train, they plan, then they run it. I, on the other hand, must make this an Event (yes, with a big "E").
Friday, June 8, 2012
Any suggestions on what to do when the marathon is just over a week away and you have decided you don't want to run anymore?
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Little did Tamie Eynon know the path she would embark on and just how many rites of passage she would go through to becoming a gross runner
Thursday, May 24, 2012
There's no stopping this North Canton resident; he's about to embark on his 100th marathon — the Canton Marathon, taking place June 17
Gary Spehar has traveled all over to compete in marathons. His passion for running has even taken him to Boston 13 times (yes, 13) for the Boston Marathon. But as he comes up on his 100th marathon, Spehar tells us he's happy to keep it local. He's saved the milestone for the Canton Marathon, taking place June 17. Below, Spehar shares his thoughts on running — why he does it, what it means to him — and what events like the Canton Marathon mean to his community. North Canton Patch: One hundred races sounds cool to me, but is it just a number to you or does it really mean something? Gary Spehar: It does. I had run my first marathon when I turned 40 years old, and I never intended to run a certain number of them. But after I got over the …
Monday, May 21, 2012
This is a tale of an epic failure of a marathon training run that has not left me feeling like an epic failure
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
If marathon training hurts this much, why do so many people do it?