Archive for February, 2013

Pistorius, Gun Culture And The Mirror That Is Sports

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Pistorius, Gun Culture And The Mirror That Is Sports

Below is  the first guest post from City Coach’s Shane Paul Neil. Shane has been with us for the last ten years in one capacity or another, and we welcome his input. In addition to his coaching duties, Shane is Real Estate professional, and has written for the Huffington Post.

Sports have long been a great snapshot of the collective strengths and ills of our society.  It’s a micro-culture driven by competition, pride, fear and money. ...

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Martha’s Vineyard 20-Miler Race Results

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Martha’s Vineyard 20-Miler Race Results

Nice work by the CCMS contingent who travelled to the scenic Martha’s Vineyard 20-Miler. Sheila Monaghan 2:33:46 (7:51/mile) and Alisa Stern 2:36:46 (7:51/mile) both ran strong, and are setting up nicely for the Boston Marathon.

Congratulations ladies.

 

 

 

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Party Dress vs. Running Shorts

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Party Dress vs. Running Shorts

At the beginning of last season, I wrote down some lofty goals. I really believe you have to put it out to the Universe and hold yourself accountable. One of said goals was “Get nominated.” I wanted to be nominated as NYRR Runner of the Year in my age group. I had every intention of making it happen. And even though it wasn’t on my teammates’ radars for this to happen for me, they were complicit in the journey. The ...

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Pancake Limerick Contest Winners

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Pancake Limerick Contest Winners

And now for the winner(s) of the Pancake Limerick Contest!

The Sycophant Award goes to Billy Simmons. Of course he knows this is meaningless because, while his limericks aren’t bad, sucking up doesn’t work on this judge.

The It’s My Contest Award goes to Jonathan Cane. That doesn’t mean he’s actually won anything. Besides, he can get a t-shirt anytime he wants one.

The Award for Best Use of Colorful Language goes to Ken. My pans say the same thing whenever I try ...

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Pancake Limerick Contest

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Pancake Limerick Contest

In honor of National Pancake Day, we are having a Pancake Limerick Contest. Last time around, our pancake haiku contest went over well, so now we’ll just change the format. Our official City Coach Poetry Judge will announce the awards next week. Deadline for entries is Friday, February 8, and entries must be posted in the comment section of the blog. The winner will receive a City Coach t-shirt that may or may not have some Bisquick powder on ...

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