Dingle Half Marathon, Dingle Ireland

Yep, we made it to the start. No the bears did not run, we did. We ran.  It was beautiful . . . including no rain.  Met great people.  Ran as our bodies wanted us to run . . . a 2:14ish finish.  We thought if we came in in less than 2:30 we’d beContinue reading “Dingle Half Marathon, Dingle Ireland”

a dozen pictures

We made it in a very leisurely fashion from Kells to Dingle.  We stopped along the route of Ring of Kerry to take pictures and enjoy.  Here are some pictures, one from Dublin, one from last night, and the rest from today. The Dingle Marathon (there is a full marathon, a half marathon, and anContinue reading “a dozen pictures”

just a little run in the hills

No internet yet at our lovely home in Kells of County Kerry, so we are at Caitin’s Pub for a bit to check email and write a little to you. Spectacular day here.  Great day of sun.  Nary a drop of rain. This is the view across Dingle Bay from the home we will inhabitContinue reading “just a little run in the hills”

Meb’s run in London today

Meb Keflezighi placed fourth in the 2012 Olympic men’s marathon today.  He was three minutes behind the winner, Stephen Kiprotich from Uganda, whose winning time was 2:08:01. That is fast. Patricia and I got to see Meb win the Olympic Trials in Houston in January, so it was fun to see him again.  We wereContinue reading “Meb’s run in London today”