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Category: Rants, pontifications and general mayhem

  • Beer in cans?

    Beer in Cans? Just the way Dad used to drink it. On a Friday night a few years ago I was talking with the manager of Kappy’s in Medford. I was looking for Wachusett Green Monsta IPA. He found some 12-packs of their other varieties but no 12’s of #GreenMonsta. We started talking about beer.…

  • I Can’t Drive 25

    I Can’t Drive 25

    Boston is famous for aggressive drivers. But with winter and spring potholes ruining our roads even we can’t drive 25!

  • First Run in 10 Days

    First Run in 10 Days

    With so many distractions, it has been a challenge getting out for a run. I’m not even sure when my next race will happen.

  • Is the Run to Remember Overpriced

    Are you running in the Run to Remember 2016 Half-Marathon or 5 Miler? Registration is still open and you can save $5 with this coupon code: MARATHON5 Currently registration for the half-marathon is $110. I know that if you registered early it was $75 or $80, which is a bit more reasonable for a city…

  • Brendans Home Run 5K

    Brendans Home Run 5K

    Brendans Home Run 5K This was the 14th running of the 5K in honor of Brendan Grant, and my second race of the day. I’m working on 50 races by September 4th and the timing seemed right for this race. In 2014 I ran the BAA 10K and then drove to the Smuttynose Brewery in…

  • A Few Good Races

    Two races that I thought would be sold out by now still have numbers. Boston’s Run to Remember has entries available at the Expo on Saturday. On-line registration has closed. For the past two years they have sold out before race day. Is the magic over? Last year the race was a mob scene. Maybe…