1. Baystate Marathon 2017 - The Road to Blue and Yellow Shoes

    When I was growing up in Rhode Island in the 1990s, my first, and most consistent, real exposure to any kind of distance running was the Boston Marathon. I remember being at my grandparents house each year with it on the television, often with my grandfather grumbling about how the…


  2. Saving Clips from IRONMAN Video Streams

    So you're watching a friend come across the finish line of an IRONMAN race on the live video feed and you think "man, I'd love to save just that part to rewatch later." Or you just finished an IRONMAN yourself and you'd just love to have that moment to look…


  3. IRONMAN Lake Placid 2017

    Last year for the Wilmington Whiteface 100k mountain bike race, I was staying in Lake Placid with my wife and then 1.5 year old son. At that point I had finished 6 full marathons, 2 half iron distance triathlons, and a handful of shorter triathlons. A full iron was…


  4. Maine Coast Marathon 39.3 Challenge

    Last year I ran the Maine Coast Marathon for the first time, and really enjoyed it. So, given my plans for 2017, when registration opened up in October I signed up to use it as training towards IRONMAN Lake Placid. Since I wasn't running Maine as a goal race with…


  5. Second annual Thanksgiving Eve run home

    Last year was the first year the weather had cooperated enough to follow though on an idea my friend Dave and I had been kicking around for a couple years: a long run home from the office on Thanksgiving Eve. This year we once again had great weather for it.…