Tag Archives: Columbus Ohio

Unexpected lessons learned after running 26.2 miles

Running 26.2 miles provides plenty of lessons and revelations, but it’s often the unexpected that stand out. Here are four from Sunday in Columbus, Ohio — kindness, helplessness, desperation and yes, more kindness. Kindness  After finishing the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon, … Continue reading

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‘Running with the Angels’ in Columbus, Ohio

It’s a time-honored tradition at marathons for spectators to hold up signs to motivate runners pounding out 26.2 miles on foot. The signs range from clever to irreverent, and usually get a smile from otherwise exhausted participants. All that was … Continue reading

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A magical, musical moment among good company

It was 2006, a pivotal year marked by my oldest son going off to college. He had just moved into his dorm, and he and I joined his two younger brothers at a campus lunch joint. Each of us brought … Continue reading

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