Category Archives: Greg’s Marathon Stories

My Foggy Fun Run At Grandma’s Marathon In Duluth / Part II

Part II Click here for Part I A fast, flat, course — cool weather and a 12-mph tail wind. Why not shoot for a low time? I picked up a pace wristband for a 3:20 marathon at the expo the … Continue reading

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My Foggy Fun Run At Grandma’s Marathon In Duluth / Part I

The open aisle seat on the yellow school bus was one of the few remaining. I slid into it and quickly nodded to my college-aged seat mate as I plopped my bag of runner’s gear between my feet. He too … Continue reading

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Part II: My Unscheduled Night In Hopkinton The Eve Of The Boston Marathon

Click Here For Part I As far as I know, that large sausage pizza is still sitting on the counter at Bill’s Pizza waiting to be picked up. Once I heard, “Alright, let’s go,” from my tall, studious-looking stranger, I … Continue reading

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Catching Up With The Boston Bound KC Family / Part II

This Boston Marathon will be remembered for the evil it suffered. And for the strength and resolve that evil begat. It will also be remembered as the Boston Marathon that united a bunch of strangers who all call Kansas City … Continue reading

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Calling All #BostonMarathon Bound KC Runners To First Ever KC Pre-Boston Buffet & Bash!

Kansas City will be well represented at the 117th running of the Boston Marathon next month when 27,000 runners toe the starting line in Hopkinton. Are you one of the 123 KC-area runners who have spent the last few months … Continue reading

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My Run At The 2012 Chicago Marathon / Part I

Part I Child, We Thought We Knew You  The email alert appeared in the lower right-hand side of my desktop monitor. It read, “Shannon Hall,” our oldest son, as the author. Shannon rarely responds to an email I have sent. … Continue reading

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Take 26.2: My Very Hot Time At The 2012 Boston Marathon / Part II

Boston Baked Marathon / Part II Read Part I here The interlocking royal blue KC logo I had Nill Bros Sports affix to the front of my white singlet was a huge hit with the Boston crowd. I enjoy traveling … Continue reading

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