Ready for Carmel 8k race

I’m ready to run the Carmel Marathon weekend 8k race on Saturday. And I have a renewed excitement because the Boston Marathon bombers have been killed and caught. It will be a chilly morning, so I’ll probably be wearing a long sleeve shirt and gloves. And my new Boston Red Sox hat with a Boston yellow ribbon on it. Should be a good time with this good news from tonight.

Oh, and I’ll be a “streaker” since I’ve run in each of the 3 Carmel Marathon Weekend races; the half the first year, 8k last year, and 8k this . . . → Read More: Ready for Carmel 8k race

My thoughts on the events in Boston

This morning, I checked on the results of the Boston marathon and felt good about the show the Americans put on. Shalane Flanagan and Kara Goucher for the women, and six American men in the top 15. I thought that was just great and went about my day.

Then shortly after 3PM I received a text from a friend asking me if I had seen Boston, and I replied something about the results. She replied “bomb” and my response was “what?” followed by looking at CNN, then “Whoa!”

A couple hours later, and it’s clear that someone did set off . . . → Read More: My thoughts on the events in Boston