Category: Chicago Marathon


Marathon Makeover

It’s Saturday, October 6, 2007, about 7:00 pm and I’m sitting around a table of Marathoners thinking, “How the hell did I get here?” It all started back in January when I got a call from my mom, Sheila Gold (who, I’m sure, you all know by now), telling me...


Pictures added

I just added a few pictures to my Chicago Marathon post. You can see them by going to the post or right here. It’s better when you see them in the context of the story, but hey, what do I know.


Where should I begin …

Well, I survived the 2007 Chicago Marathon and actually finished. That’s about all that I can say about it other than the Marathon itself was a huge disaster. But I’ll get into that later. First, I will start with Thursday, when the trip began. So, if you have time, come...