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All Things Detroit

If you have never been to Detroit, you may have a negative view of the city surrounding the high crime rates, the Kwame Kilpatrick scandal and one of the worse examples of urban decay in our nation. You may have … Continue reading

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Get Your Spin On!

What are you doing at 4:30 a.m. on a weekday? That is the time my alarm goes off twice a week and the reason why I installed an automatic start on my car for added convenience. I am a loyal … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

My Numero Uno My Ace Boon Coon My Been Down With Me Since Day 1 Thank you for bringing me into this world and listening to all my “I think he’s the right one” stories.  Thank you for giving me … Continue reading

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Throo The Zoo 2013

I had no plans on running this race because I was still on my high after earning that 13.1 bumper sticker. I’ve been looking into more mini marathons to add to my race schedule since I think I’m all that … Continue reading

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Medals 4 Mettle

One day I was googling “Marathon Finisher Medals” and I came across a story on WLKY about UofL Medical School students donating their medals to pediatric patients with life threatening illnesses. The students make up the only medical school out … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby mini Marathon 2013

What a blast! This 40th annual running of the Kentucky Derby Mini Marathon was the best race I’ve ever experienced. The weather was perfect. There was an abundance of support from the community and volunteers. Most importantly, I felt an … Continue reading

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Prayers to Boston Marathoners

A year ago this tragedy would not have grabbed my attention the way it has today. I would have viewed this bombing as another recidivist wanting to lash out at innocent people. The news of this tragedy hits home because … Continue reading

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Papa John’s 10 Miler

I experienced a broad range of emotions heading into this race. A major concern was the distance factor. It’s an old saying but holds much weight: “The key to success is preparation.” I did four practice runs at Iroquois Park … Continue reading

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This Little Piggy

Let me start off by saying that feet and arm pits are the two most disgusting parts of the human anatomy.  Keep yours away from mine and I will keep mine away from yours.  Deal? In the midst of all … Continue reading

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Walled Lake Passion for Life Run

Flashback to October 2012. Rihanna Diamonds Tour tickets on sale. Date: March 21, 2013. Venue: Joe Louis Arena, Detroit. Fast Forward. Short term goal is to complete my first half marathon on April 27th. Catalyst to make me successful is … Continue reading

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