Tag Archives: marathon

Nike!!!

Most sports-minded folks know the story of the Greek runner Pheidippides.  After the Athenians defeated the Persians at the Greek city of Marathon, he’s the gent who ran back to Athens to tell of the victory.  When he arrived, he … Continue reading

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Glorious Pistorius!

It reads like a movie pitch.  A double-amputee Olympic runner who supposedly guns down his girlfriend by accident on none other than Valentine’s Day.  As the movie dawns on the screen, a beat up 1959 Peugeot convertible rolls up to … Continue reading

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Beantown, Brothers and the Bomb!

Of all the sports venues in which I participated as an athlete or spectator over the years, I never worried about a bomb.  It is a career that spans over 45 years and now I visit “roadside” outdoor sports venues … Continue reading

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