The San Francisco Marathon: Worth the Hurt?

On July 25th, I made a feeble attempt to run the San Francisco marathon. I skipped traditional pasta dinner and had pizza at the hotel restaurant. If you’re a marathon aficionado, you know the rules: nothing new before race day and by trying something new I think I sealed my fate. I woke up at […]

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 […]