Archive for December, 2009

More Money, More Problems

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Money-running-300x300 I've dedicated plenty of space on this humble blog writing about the New York Road Runners' finances and other policies.  At one time or another, I've been irked by their mandatory volunteering, non-refundable application fees at races, highly paid executives at this non-profit organization, and other issues. 

Today's topic is high entry fees.  Recently a lot of people have complained about the hefty price ...

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Someone Needs a New Job

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Right-way-wrong-way1 The job description for the lead motorcycle rider at a marathon is probably pretty simple.  Stay in front of the runners, but not so close that they're sucking on your exhaust fumes.  And oh yeah -stay on the course! 

Unfortunately, the rider atop the pace motorcycle at yesterday's Tucson Marathon wasn't so good at item #3.  According to the Arizona Daily Star 36-year old Carlos Paradelo was leading ...

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