Back in the Saddle - Too Early??

We decided to spend the holiday weekend in Northern Wisconsin when our friends invited us to rent a cabin with them in the Hayward-Cable area.  This area, part of the Chequamegon National Forest, is well known for an outstanding network of off-road recreational trails.  The American Birkebeiner, the nation’s premier X-country ski race, takes place every winter between the two [...]


I spent the last several days vacationing in Boston.  It was actually a good time to be there as plenty of excitement was in the air - Celtics advance after Game 7 victory, Ted Kennedy hospitalized, Jon Lester no-hitter, graduation at about a dozen colleges and universities.  Anyway, the main reason for our trip was [...]

My First Post-ATR Race!

I “ran” in my first post-ATR race on Thursday night, one day past the 4-month anniversary of the surgery. Okay, I’m probably over-dramatizing it a bit, but it felt great nonetheless. Every year the Twin Cities Marathon kicks off the start of marathon training season with a 1 mile run (TC 1) through the streets of downtown [...]