Mike Larose

A Broken Promise and an Abandoned Dream



A blog I started to motivate me during training for my first marathon. The actual blog is hosted on Blogspot

Is Covid a Reason, or an Excuse Not to Run?

Seven years, time to think and write again. March 19, 2021

Maybe it's a bit of both. Maybe it's a reason sometimes, and an excuse at other times. Before we go there, maybe my assumption should be challenged. Anecdotally, some of my friends seem to have run about the same, and some like me, seem to struggle. Also the question as posed, is binary, and incomplete


My New Sparring Partner

Fought the good fight this May... April 7, 2014

I fought the good fight this May. I finished. But Blue Nose kicked my butt. I can still remember the fear in friend's faces afterwards. Apparently I was pale as a ghost. Just not any ghost. But a real pale ghost. Color eventually returned after rest and some bananas and anything else I could get my hands on to consume.