Category Archives: Greg Hall OTC

Greg Hall – Off The Couch

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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OTC: That Dent In My Couch Is About To Get Some Time To Heal Itself

My Off The Couch column and the comments section that follows each column has always been a source of pride. I enjoyed the chance to share my thoughts with those who bothered to read my work. I write with a … Continue reading

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OTC: Chiefs Refuse To Allow Their Fans To Feel Good About Life By Losing To The Winless & Clueless Raiders

“CHOKELAND” Headline, following Oakland’s 24-20 upset of the Chiefs, in the Kansas City Star’s Sports Daily GH: I am proud of the Kansas City Star for running this banner headline in the Friday newspaper. The local newspaper should report the … Continue reading

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