My first race in eight years just might offer a lesson for you

By John Ruberry "Get up off your arses men Don't let 'em think you're getting lazy Get up out of your easy chairs We gotta lot to do out there, well ain't we." The Kinks, "Get Up." My Sunday post here is a bit late because this morning I ran a race--my first one since … Continue reading My first race in eight years just might offer a lesson for you

Boston Marathon: The fans and the runners share the greatest race

By John Ruberry Tomorrow morning the 118th Boston Marathon will begin 26.2 miles from Boston's Back Bay neighborhood in Hopkinton. It will be the most most closely-watched of the Grandaddy of all Marathons because of last year's savage bombings by two Islamist terrorists near the finish on Boylston Street that killed three people and injured … Continue reading Boston Marathon: The fans and the runners share the greatest race

The joys of winter running

By John Ruberry It's time, at least for me, for a break from politics. My blog is Marathon Pundit, I called it such because at the time I ¬†founded it in 2005 had run about two dozen marathons. I've run some since then--and I hope to run a few more. For most of December, snow … Continue reading The joys of winter running