Category Archives: November 2011

A great time of year for walkers and runners

The Beem Team participated in its second annual Thanksgiving Day Run Thursday at the Sprint World Headquarters Campus in Overland Park, Kan. It was a perfect day for the race, with the mercury scratching 50 degrees when the gun sounded at 9 a.m., that’s … Continue reading

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A day that exceeded my expectations

If you read my Kansas City Runner posts, you know Kate and I ran our first half marathon together today. It was the 2011 Gobbler Grind in Overland Park, Kan. We were flustered as we busted out the door for the … Continue reading

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Just stretching, mate

I’m filing this post from a Delta Airlines flight 30,000 feet above the ground en route to Kansas City. I’m returning home after a quick business trip to London, where I stayed a block from the Notting Hill flat our family … Continue reading

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Thank you, ladies

Atalanta, the Greek goddess of running, and Mother Nature must have read yesterday’s post and decided to smile on Kate and me this afternoon: It was a picturesque fall day in Independence, and the family schedule opened up perfectly for our two-hour long run. … Continue reading

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One more LSD

Kate and I will do our last long training run tomorrow in preparation for next Sunday’s Gobbler Grind Marathon, Half Marathon and 5k (http://www.gobblergrindmarathon.com/). Our challenge isn’t finishing the 11-mile LSD (long slow distance) run. It’s finding time to squeeze it in. Sundays in … Continue reading

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