Category Archives: Race Reports

Race Report: Bernie’s Run 3M

Along with several teammates from CSU, I headed to Dedham last Sunday, Oct. 4th for “Bernie’s Run,” the fifth race of the six-race New England Runner Pub Series. Even with a leisurely 11:30 a.m. start time, the morning felt early. … Continue reading

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There’s another train — there always is

“You may feel you’re done — there’s no such thing; Though you’re standing on your own, your own breath is king. The beginning is now — don’t turn around; Regrets of bad mistakes will only drain you. There’s another train … Continue reading

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Race Report: Bobby Doyle 5M

  Some races represent the culmination of weeks, months, or even years of planning. And some races pop up in the schedule at inopportune times, conflict with the demands of a busy schedule, and frustrate efforts at proper preparation. When I find … Continue reading

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Race Report: Lynn Rec Dept. 4 x 1-Mile Relay

On certain Friday afternoons in summer, it seems like half the cars in Boston head South to the Cape, half head North to New Hampshire and Maine, and half head West to the Berkshires, all of them clogging the arteries … Continue reading

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Race Report: Cazenovia 4th of July 5K

[I always say that every race, no matter how humble, provides an opportunity to learn something. On Saturday, Joni and I ran in a 4th of July race in Cazenovia, New York, a picturesque town 30 minutes Southeast of Syracuse. … Continue reading

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Race Report: Senior Moments at the Adrian Martinez Classic

As kids, my friends and I never tired of imagining ourselves as major league ballplayers, throwing 95-mph fastballs, making impossible catches against center field fences, turning exquisite double plays. There was no doubt in our minds that we had major … Continue reading

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Third Time’s a Charm

Before anyone else knew — before his coach or his family or the crowd of curious onlookers who had gathered to watch the skinny runner thrash out miles on the fancy treadmill knew — Tyler knew that he was feeling … Continue reading

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Pub Race Report: Doyle’s Emerald Necklace 5M

Like uneasy sleepers waking up from a bad dream to find the morning sun streaming through the windows, this weekend the Boston running community woke up from its long winter nightmare to find that spring had finally arrived. At Doyle’s … Continue reading

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Race Report: An Ras Mor 5K

                Over the weekend I took another small step along the path back to normal racing, lining up early Sunday morning with 700 other shivering ectomorphs to participate in the “An Ras Mor” … Continue reading

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Race Report: USATF-NE Indoor T&F Championships

On Sunday, I raced for the first time in five months, competing in the geezer (40+) heat of the 800m at the USATF New England Indoor T&F Championships at Harvard. In some respects, the race was an odd choice. I’m … Continue reading

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