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A pod cast that chronicles my five month long journey to run the Boston Marathon on an arthritic knee - then quit.

A pod cast that chronicles my five month long journey to run the Boston Marathon on an arthritic knee - then quit.
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A pod cast that chronicles my five month long journey to run the Boston Marathon on an arthritic knee - then quit.

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English


Episodes

EMR #22 - Farewell

5/2/2009
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The final episode. It has been fun for me. Hopefully, it has been entertaining for others and a source of history for my kids. It certainly has helped me come to grips with the end of my running. Remember, run every run like it could be your last. Good-bye.

EMR#21 The 113th Boston Marathon

4/25/2009
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Recorded live, my running of the 113th Boston Marathon, Monday, April 20, 2009

EMR #20 - Getting Ready For Boston

4/17/2009
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The time has come and we are getting packed. The knee is holding up and all systems are go. Going to New England is a little like going home for me. I love Cincinnati, but there is something nice about going back to where you grew up.

EMR #19 - 2008 Pig & BQ

4/11/2009
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How much is a quarter mile worth? For me it was everything. This episode talks about my effort at the 2008 Flying Pig, and the wait to hear if I had qualified.

EMR #18 - Heart Mini-Marathon

4/5/2009
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The last time I get to run the first road race I ever did, the Cincinnati Heart Mini-Marathon 15K. The course is tough the weather was miserable, but I would not have missed it for the world. I even got a "goetta slider"

EMR #17 - The Bucket List

3/29/2009
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With apologies to Kevin and the Extra Mile Podcast, I present my own bucket list. There were more items on it before my surgery, but now there is only one - and I get to cross that one off soon. Now it is time to start a new bucket list for cycling.

EMR #16 - A Noble Purpose

3/22/2009
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I have never run for any reason other than my fitness, my mental health and because I enjoy running. As I come to my final run, I hope to leave a legacy that will last beyond the finish line in Boston. I am hoping you will help.

EMR #15 - Starting Over On The Bike

3/15/2009
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I have been incorporating the bicycle into my training as a way to preserve my arthritic knee and to get me ready for life after running. In this episode I talk about how I have used the bicycle and what I see as my future on the bike.

EMR # 14 - Living In The Moment

3/8/2009
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This is an update on my training at the half way point. I am learning to not dwell on the past or look too much into the future, but trying to live in the moment of each run.

EMR #13 - Don't Hold Back

2/28/2009
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I have found out the hard way that life does not always give second chances. This year represents my first, last and only chance to run Boston - and I plan on doing everything I can to take advantage of it.

Early Morning Runner #12 - 2007 Flying Pig

2/22/2009
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This episode talks about my return to running after suffering a torn ACL in a pick up basketball game. The long recovery and my eventual return to the marathon, which laid the ground work for my qualifying marathon the next year.

EMR Episode #11 - A Time To Pray

2/15/2009
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My time out on the road is a time I often use to spend with God. It is a time I will miss. I will have to make an effort to find the time after running is over.

EMR Episode #10 - Family

2/7/2009
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I could not have run the way I have without the support of my family. Hopefully, they have gained something from it as well.

EMR Episode #9 - 2003 Vermont City Marathon

1/24/2009
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In this episode I talk about my second (and third) marathons, running with my brother and the Adirondacks that I love.

EMR Episode #8 - Back in the game

1/17/2009
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After suffering a small set back I talk about the qualities that help runners overcome difficulties. These qualities I look to use in my like after, and outside, of running.

EMR # 7 - Arthritis

1/10/2009
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In this episode I talk about my arthritis, what really annoys me about it, and how I have come to terms with what it means for my future.

EMR #6 - 2001 Flying Pig

1/3/2009
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The story of my first marathon, my mistakes, my triumphs and what carried me through.

EMR #5 - Competition

12/27/2008
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The evolution of my competitive drive from HS to college to its expression in running.

Early Morning Runner #4

12/20/2008
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This episode outlines my training plan for making it to Boston with the least amount of stress on my knees as possible.

My Favorite Race

12/13/2008
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This is the race I will miss the most when I stop running. The Thanksgiving Day Race in Cincinnati.