Monthly Archives: September 2009

Quote of the Week – #5

To win without risk...
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Sometimes Stuff Happens

The weekend started out like the other five “Chessyman” ultras that I have successfully completed. I got into Cambridge on Thursday, dropped my belongings at the gorgeous house we had rented from a friend and headed over to help out race director Rob Vigorito with registration.
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Off to the Races

I am packed, locked, and loaded for this weekend's ChesapeakeMan Ultra Distance Triathlon in Cambridge Maryland. Or I am at least packed
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Brian Tells His Story

Brian Tells His Story ... In 2004, I was 39 years old and in the middle of a professional career as a public relations consultant when, during a routine physical, a massive tumor showed up on a chest X-Ray. A biopsy and scans indicated it was Stage IIIs Hogdkin's Lymphoma.
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Quote of the Week – #4

I have always admired the ability...
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Remembering the Piper

One of my best memories of this race was always seeing a guy named Brad Schoener playing the bagpipes in full regalia on the Falls Bridge.
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Thank You Roll Call

As I forge on in my fundraising effort with Ethan Zohn for the New York City Marathon, I want to pause for a minute to thank all who have contributed thus far. Thank you very much to the following people who have helped make a difference.
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Bill Bowerman Quotes

Ethan shot me a Bill Bowerman quote today and that made me want to search for a few more….. Below are a few gems from the greatest running coach of all time, taken from the website of the greatest American runner of all time
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Aligning Systems

As I look at the races that I have on my calendar between now and the end of November, I find myself in full system alignment mode. I am at that point where I am taking a lot of inventories and trying to determine what I have done right, what mistakes I may have made, and what I need to do to try to tie all of the pieces together.
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Struggles & Conflicts

I have been in a slight funk since returning from an amazing Labor Day weekend at the shore. That’s the main reason that I have been a little quiet this week. I have also been feeling like something was just a little off in the universe and I haven’t quite been able to put my finger on it. I knew something would eventually jolt my writing motivation, but I had no idea it would take the shape it did.
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