Want to run with the legends?

Let’s see if we can design the dream relay team for a marathon, shall we? How about Frank Shorter, Bill Rodgers, Bart Yasso, and you? A pretty potent combo for most runners, isn’t it? Thanks to the Blue Ridge Marathon, that dream team can become a reality for two incredibly lucky runners. The Blue Ridge Marathon, billed as American’s Toughest Road Marathon, is taking place […]

Who wants to run the Blue Ridge Marathon?

Runners enjoy the descent at the 2012 Blue Ridge Marathon

If you’re tough enough to give it a go (and I know LOTS of you are), the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon, set in Roanoke, Va., and billed as America’s toughest road marathon, is offering up one reader a free entry. Not up for the full? There’s a half marathon option, too. Let me tell you about this race, which promises to be spectacularly beautiful. […]

Have you planned your spring marathon yet?

Blue Ridge Marathon logo

No? You’re still concentrating on your fall marathon? That’s all good and well, but it doesn’t hurt to get out the 2013 calendar and look ahead at race possibilities. Before you know it, the holidays are going to be steamrolling you, so why not take care of some spring plans now? Here’s what I suggest: consider adding the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon to your […]

Who didn’t I meet in 2011?

The crew in Boulder

Truth be told, 2011 was not my favorite year to date. I’m kind of looking forward to 2012 and some better times. That said, I still had lots of good stuff going on in my life and one of the fun aspects of the year was the big number of bloggers I got to meet. I know I’m not on the level of meet-up queen […]