Category Archive: Race reports

Marathons Don’t Get Easier

Last weekend, my five-year-old niece came with her mother from Oregon to visit me in Baltimore. While rushing to catch the MTA bus after a day at the inner harbor, my niece dropped… Continue reading

Vella Shpringa Full Moon Run

On Memorial Day, Amy and I ran 8(ish) miles with the Vella Shpringa* Running Club and special guests Chris McDougall and Scott Jurek. Chris wrote one of my favorite books: Born to Run.  Scott… Continue reading

Boston Half-Metric Marathon

Falls Road Running sponsored a run yesterday to benefit the victims of the injured at the Boston Marathon. While the Mulligan Metric Marathon (26.2 km = 16.3 miles) had been organized months ago, the… Continue reading

My First Trail Race: Seneca Creek 50K

I don’t usually write long posts; but 50 kilometers (actually 35 miles) is a long time, so here we go! The day began just like any other, with wudhu (ablution), prayer, and a… Continue reading

More Muslim Women Marathon!

At the recent National Marathon in Washington D.C., with sights of The White House, Capitol, Senate, and House buildings; monuments of presidents and visionaries; and the historic river that still partitions this same… Continue reading