Tag Archives: Half marathon

Photo 101, Final Day: Triumph, best shared

Today’s Photo 101 assignment asked us to capture an image of triumph. I went to the files for one of my favorite vicarious triumphs — one of my sons completing his first half-marathon, in 2011. I snagged the above shot … 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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Two incidents, hours apart: one a sickness, the other a cure

Yesterday, in the city where I work, an incident took place that was so horrific, our community needs to heal. I’ll get to that incident shortly, but first here is a counterpoint that took place a few hours later. I … Continue reading

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