Monthly Archives: October 2008

New Shoes

It’s taken a little while, but I finally found a pair of black flats that will look OK with dress slacks. I liked a different pair a little better, but the only color they had left was brown. After I … Continue reading

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Online Store Repaired

I discovered the other day that there were problems with our online store: http://store.walk-magazine.com/index.html. Apparently, once customers got to checkout, the order didn’t go through noting that a shipping method was not selected. I have no idea how the store … Continue reading

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I Slept In

True confessions here: I am not a morning person. I am more of a morning person now than I was years ago, but that isn’t saying much. The thing I hate most about training for a long-distance race and actually … Continue reading

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Columbus Marathon Offers Women’s Shirts

In case you don’t read the posts by other blog readers, I want everyone to know that the Columbus Marathon does offer women’s shirts! I can be pretty harsh on race directors, so I want to be fair and let … Continue reading

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When Will Races Give us Clothes that fit Women?

I’ve been walking in races for over 8 years. In that time, I’ve seen the number of women in races grow tremendously! In fact, one race I entered last month had 75% female participants and the Detroit Marathon just had … Continue reading

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Watch Detroit Race Finishers

How cool is this! I got to watch myself finish the Detroit Free Press Half Marathon at this website: http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200881020020. The clocks were a little off. I finished in 3:21:33, but I found myself on the section from 3:25-3:35. Typical … Continue reading

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“I am a walker!”

We are starting a new feature in WALK! Magazine called “I am a walker.” It will be a one-page “highlights” style story that will feature one walker per issue. I hope to feature all types of walkers from casual neighborhood … Continue reading

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Detroit was …

fantastic! The weather was beautiful, the people were very friendly, the course was great! The friends I traveled with were so much fun. I am amazed at how beautiful Detroit has become. And the Expo was very good for us! … Continue reading

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Good Luck Larry!

Good luck to Larry Smith as he walks the Columbus Marathon this weekend! (And attempts to break the 5-hour barrier.) We’ve been enjoying following your training exploits this year. I can’t believe it is here already. We’ll be thinking about … Continue reading

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Detroit – Here we Come!

The members of the WALK! Magazine Walking Team will be heading to the Detroit FreePress Half Marathon this Sunday. A group of us are going to meet tomorrow night for dinner. I’m having a little trouble getting internet access on … Continue reading

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