Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Garmin 405 at Amazon is only $183 Shipped!

I thought that was a pretty good price...   Great deal on 'Garmin Forerunner 405 [$183 shipped!] Water Resistant Running GPS With USB ANT Stick (Black)' by Garmin

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Yea, I Know... But there are some great minimal choices here.

Save on shoes, accessories, handbags and apparel at We've got something for everyone and for a limited time, you can save $10 on that special something. Valid on purchase of $50 or more.

Suggest the Merrell Trail Glove and True Glove.  They are $109, but you will get them for $99, with free shipping!

Suggest the Saucony Kinvera.  They are $89 but you will get them for $79, with free shipping.

Suggest the Saucony Killkenny. They are $54 but you will get them for $44, with free shipping.

Suggest the Saucony Low Pro.  They are $44 but you will get them for $34 if you add some socks, with free shipping.

OR just get some flip flops!

Monday, April 11, 2011

This Email Made My Day

I received an email from a friend that I mostly hung with in 7th - 12th grade.  I am a year older than he, and have not seen him in about 10 years.  Here it is, a little edited:
I am on a flight to Orlando for business reading Runners World and reminiscing. In 13 days I will line up to run the Boston Marathon as a 50 year old 3:35:13 qualifier. 13 days later I will guide a buddy in his first marathon in OKC.

It was you who started this in September of 1974 when you suggested I give X-C a one week chance. I'll never forget showing up at the first practice in cut off jeans and sneakers unable to finish the 2 mile warm up!

Three years later my friend, Coach S. entered the scene and brought my enjoyment of running (and performance) to another level.

Here I am 33 years later back at it, running for a cause, my son Jeff. At the end of this month I will have raised almost $200,000 for the A-T Childrens Project since 2003. My thanks to you for inspiring me so many years ago.