Tag Archives: running

Help Wanted: Choosing a Birthday Cause

Help Wanted: Choosing a Birthday Cause

If you’ve been around here very long you know I like to run. I like to travel. And I like to give away money to people who are changing the world. One thing you may not know yet is that I also really really like to celebrate my birthday. I’m not the kind of girl who… more…

#11: heatstoke, half marathons & hills worth dying on

#11: heatstoke, half marathons & hills worth dying on

After a lot of travel injuries and an extended running hiatus, recently I’ve gotten back on my feet and have finished 1/2 marathons in Cuba, Cambodia and Bangkok. “How (and why) do you run races in the far corners of the earth?”, is the question I’m most often asked when it comes to my nomadic… more…

#4 marathon travel training ::

It was in the middle of the night in Benin in 2001 when I cooked up the idea to run a marathon in Amsterdam. I was living on a ship in Africa, and bad relationship induced insomnia had me tossing and turning in my sardine-like four berth cabin. Rather than wake up my ship-mates, I… more…

lessons from a bangkok bus ::

lessons from a bangkok bus ::

Picking the first of 100 travel stories to share wasn’t hard. Starting at the beginning with the story of my first passport stamp made sense.  But what story to tell second? I’m not much of a person for order and chronology, so lets skip ahead a few years to Thailand in 1997 for travel story… more…