Do’s and Don’ts for Marathon Spectators

This weekend, I ran/walk/jogged (read: attempted) the Long Beach Half Marathon. I was amazed by the amount of spectators; it was more than I’ve ever seen at any marathon and I’ve now done 10 race events. However, my amazement quickly turned to dismay. Don’t get me wrong. I appreciate spectators and the fact that they […]

Marathon Traditions: The Pasta Dinner

This Sunday, I will be running the San Francisco Marathon. It’ll be my 9th race and like all races, I’m nervous and excited. The anticipation has got me thinking about a tradition I’ve observed since 2007 (when I first started racing), the pasta dinner. In the most simple terms, a pasta dinner makes sense. We […]

Diana and I at Surf City Marathon