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bye bye blogger; bonjour wordpress.

on may1st, google/blogger nixed FTP-publishing… which was just the kick in the ass i needed (after neaerly 10 years on blogger) to finally move the site to a better platform. after playing around with drupal gardens for a while, i ran into a few difficulties (gasp! user error?) so opted for a quick wordpress install for [...]

2 June 2010 at 01:23 - Comments

ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser on Cyclists: “RUN THEM DOWN.”

Yes, he really said it. Tony Kornheiser wins today’s “douchebag of the day” award for last week’s rant against cyclists on his ESPN sports talk radio show. Some of his comments are listed below; you can listen to the show here (11-Mar, starts @ 31:30) or read the entire transcript here. EDIT: ESPN [...]

18 March 2010 at 02:24 - Comments
Anonymous
already poosted on 5 forums, LET THE FIRE STORM BEGIN!!!
23 March 10 at 02:22
Anonymous
tony cornhole is a megadouche. i hope he loses his job.
24 March 10 at 20:26

20 Simple Ways to Prevent and Conquer Cancer.

Twenty years ago today, the Ides of March, I stood alone by my Dad’s side in a hospital room, holding his hand as cancer took his life. Jacques A. Ferry, age 59, died of Multiple Myeloma, a not-so-common cancer of the blood which will kill over 10,000 Americans this year. ┬áDespite the big number, [...]

16 March 2010 at 03:47 - Comments

Super Sunday 5K/10K Raises Over $16,000 for Livestrong.

Each year on March 15th, I try to reflect on what’s important to me so as not to dwell on what has been taken from me. Today, I proud reflect on the combined efforts of a dedicated race committee, dozens of volunteers, several generous sponsors and nearly 1,500 runners which made for a huge party at [...]

15 March 2010 at 15:40 - Comments

Good News for Americans: Google Maps Adds “Bicycling” Option.

It’s been a long time coming, but Google Maps has finally added “bicycling” as an option for mapping directions, a feature which bodes well for broader acceptance of cycling in the United States. From an initial review, this exciting new feature was well worth the wait. Google has over 12,000 miles worth of cycling trails [...]

10 March 2010 at 19:33 - Comments

super sunday 5k/10k registration now open.

that’s right, online registration is open but probably not for long. i’m about to blast an email to everyone who ran last year (and some who did not) and i’m expecting this race will sell-out pretty quickly. check out supersunday5k.com for more info & watch this video-thingy i made.

21 December 2009 at 23:53 - Comments

it’s on!

just in case you’re wondering… the holiday 5k is ON! the race starts at 11am, so the snow will probably be a distant memory by then. day-of registration IS available and opens at 9am. visit www.runagainstcancer.com for more info

6 December 2009 at 11:52 - Comments

running on my muffled mind.

november is here, which means i’m thinking about running again… and hopefully i’ll do more than just think about it within a week or two. and with the return to running comes my return to bostonrunner.com. but a few things have changed since i last posted from arizona back in march… for starters, i’ve [...]

8 November 2009 at 19:12 - Comments

Indoor Cycling – How Much Would You Pay to Play?

Finally! Boulder Indoor Cycling, Colorado’s first indoor velodrome, opened in January. It’s only the second indoor facility in the USA and a huge win for fans of track cycling. Especially us East Coasters… we’ve been riding down the boulevard of broken dreams for years. From Pennsylvania to Massachusetts, plans for an indoor [...]

29 March 2009 at 16:10 - Comments
Anonymous
A typical gym membership is $40.00 a month. If the v-dome offered some amenities such as lockers, showers, bike ...
22 October 09 at 18:47
Anonymous
$200 a year would be a fair price, but some people may have trouble justifying the time focused on Track ...
24 December 09 at 00:07

Super Sunday v2.0 – in the books

Thanks to everyone that came out to race today…looked like you were having a lot of fun! I’m @ the volunteer party now – what a great crew. Today’s results were a bit confusing to some people… two words: NET TIME. Remember how congested the start was? Race results are based on net (chip) time, so [...]

2 February 2009 at 01:20 - Comments