Archive for April, 2009

It’s The Thought That Counts

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This weekend there were three noteworthy events.

  • Sherri Shepherd (the noted scholar from The View) tells us how important the March of Dimes is to her and that she flew across the country to participate in their fundraising walk.  She even spoke and tweeted of how inspired she was by seeing a woman displaying her dedication to the cause as she walked with two canes.  Sherri made her priorities clear when she dropped out after less than two miles (out of ...
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Dude, Where’s My Ocean?

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Jesse:
Have you seen my car?

Christie Boner:
Yeah.

Jesse:
You have?

Christie Boner:
Well, I saw the backseat.

Jesse:
No, I'm talking about the whole thing.

A couple of months ago, I read a story about a woman who claimed to have completed a swim across the Atlantic.  AP was all over the story of 56 year old Jennifer Figge. "During her taxing journey, Figge had to battle waves of up ...

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MORE Marathon Cancelled!

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The MORE Women's Marathon, which was scheduled to start at 7:40 this morning was cancelled by the NYRR due to the heat.  The Half Marathon which was set for 8:00 has been changed to a "fun run" and will not be timed or scored. 

It didn't hit 80-degrees until nearly 11:00 – after anyone running the half would have finished.  Certainly there have been marathons and half marathons held in worse conditions.  Is this an overabundance of caution?  Is this ...

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Doh

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Homer_doh Yeah, I know.  Where the heck have I been?  Work.  That's all I can say.  The day job.  Due to work commitments, I will not be racing any tris this season.  I will be running only.  No, I didn't do it on purpose.  Yes, I'm sure.  The bike and I were working ...

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Race Across the Window

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Last year eight of us rode the Miles for Mom indoor century in memory of my mother, Helene Cane.  We raised nearly $8,000 as well as three ponytails for Locks of Love.  This year, we decided we needed to raise the bar, so here's the plan.  On Tuesday, May 26 eight riders will begin a simulated 3,000 mile relay on a Computrainer situated in the window of Jack Rabbit Sports' Union Square store.  We'll ...

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And the Winner Is

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Kiki2 The winning caption comes from Tom Buffolano's entry, "Just because you came to VCP with us doesn't mean that I will put worms into the pancakes for breakfast. got it??"

Honorable mention to Lauri Young's "Coach Cane sans glasses, 'Nicole, you are the most beautiful woman in the world!'"

For future reference, it's worth noting that since she's usually the judge on these items, flattering Nicole (as ...

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NYC Half Marathon Entry

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Registration opens at noon on May 1.  There's no lottery this year, so be at your computer, poised and ready to go at noon.

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No Way To Win The Media Whore Award

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Killerrrr If Emily Kindlon plans to wrest the Media Whore award our of Nicole Sin Quee's greedy little hands, she's going to have to rethink her strategy.  Ms Kindlon is featured in the latest issue of Metro Sports Magazine, but didn't bother to tell any of us, post it in her blog, or even send out press releases the way NSQ normally does.  ...

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Name That Runner

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Mystery woman The woman pictured to the left is a world champion athlete.  This photo was taken on Ocean Parkway in the Brooklyn Half Marathon within the last five years.  Can you name her?  (Click on image to enlarge).

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Boston

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Berard yell Gary Berard is in with a time of 2:53:04.  That's a 3+ minute PR and an impressive race.  Congratulations on a great performance, and the best photo of the year Gary.

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