Category Archives: Greg Hall OTC

Greg Hall – Off The Couch

Why The Blue Springs School District Needs An Enema

To say I was flabbergasted after reading the interview on MileSplit.com with Mark Bubalo, Blue Springs School District Activities Director, regarding the district’s decision to deny Tori Findley and Victor Mugeche the opportunity to run at the prestigious Arcadia meet … Continue reading

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The Art of Shoveling Snow

The foot of snow that fell overnight covered the two concrete strips that made up our “driveway.” American homebuilders were a more frugal lot back in the late 1920s when my childhood home in South Omaha was built. Instead of … Continue reading

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Cross Country Is Also… (The Sequel)

My Cross Country Is… verse from 2015 was well received so why not follow it up with a sequel? May your summer training be cool, wet and weirdly wonderful. ******* Cross Country is difficult to explain to your non-running friends. … Continue reading

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Be An October Rose

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Cross Country Is…

I wrote my Baseball Is… verse in 1994 as the MLB players went on strike and I feared my son would grow up wondering what this wonderful sport was all about. My Cross Country Is… verse comes from my experiences … Continue reading

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My Annual Tip Of The Cap / Baseball Is… How I Spent My Youth

Why do I post my Baseball Is… verse each Opening Day? Because of letters like the one below. Mr. Hall, I know that your poem “Baseball Is…” is over 20 years old now. But I just read it for the … Continue reading

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Boston Bound KC Dinner Set For April 12th At Fox & Hound In OP

It has become a tradition for the Kansas City area runners who are registered to run the venerable Boston Marathon to meet in Kansas City the weekend before they travel to Beantown and the Back Bay. This gathering has become … Continue reading

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