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Angels on the Escalator

Angels on the Escalator

In the winter of 1976, the Peachtree Plaza Hotel opened in Atlanta and I was only three and half years old. You may wonder what the Peachtree Plaza opening and my age have to do with one another. When I went to write this story down, […]

Race Recap: ATC Hearts and Soles 5K

Race: ATC Hearts and Soles 5K Date: February 8, 2014 Start Time: 8 a.m. Weather: 37˚, overcast/mostly cloudy skies, chance of rain forecasted Elevation: Start/Finish – 761 ft; Max – 817 ft. (Net 47 ft. gain) This race sealed it: No more winter races! Okay, it […]

Be Your Own Prince Charming

Have you heard of Prince Charming Syndrome (PCS)? It’s when we get caught up in wishing and dreaming that someone or something is going to come along and save us. During my daily trek through Atlanta traffic this past week, I was listening to podcast […]

Race Recap: Run Like Hell 5K

Race: Run Like Hell 5k Location: Oakland Cemetary Date: October 19, 2013 Start Time: 9 a.m. Weather: 62º F; 83% Humidity; Light rain Elevation: 276 ft gain Funny story about the Run Like Hell 5k: When a local Atlanta company announced a race entry giveaway, […]

How my Running Goals Were Saved by Myofascial Release, Chiropractic and Pilates

“If the injections don’t work, you’ll need surgery,” the doctor said. Right; I’m not gonna do that, I thought. My tendency is to attack any ailment with as natural a remedy as possible. So, know that I didn’t come to the doctor because I wanted […]

Race Recap: 2013 Peachtree Road Race

In no particular order, the following are my thoughts, observations, and experiences from the 2013 Peachtree Road Race. Until race day, July 4, 2013, at 6:30 a.m., I was unsure whether I was going to participate. After days of 80-100 percent chances of rain, and […]