Category Archives: Running in KC

Instant Running Street Cred

In contrast to my previous post on how to instantly lose credibility as a runner, below is a guaranteed method of gaining instant credibility in the Kansas City running community. Wear a Hospital Hill shirt. It doesn’t matter how short of a … Continue reading

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2012 Farmstead Stampede Recap

Find the full 2012 Farmstead Stampede results here. We made it! Saturday was a gorgeous morning – the temperature was in the low 60’s for the 7AM start, as the sun was coming up over the horizon.  For the first time … Continue reading

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Why Not KC

A number of you asked after I posted my list of potential fall marathons why I was so negative about the KC marathon, here in my own metro area right smack in the middle of my ideal date range. And … Continue reading

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Hospital Hill Half Marathon

Hospital Hill is no joke.  But you know what? Even if it wasn’t funny, it was actually quite fun.  I signed up for the race because our tax accountant told us it was the best race in Kansas City.   While … Continue reading

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So Far, So Good

Many people hesitate to sign up for races if they don’t feel adequately prepared to race. I’m not one of those people. Races are the one reason I enjoy running at all.  While I appreciate the challenge of a training run, and bask … Continue reading

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