Joe the Publisher and me: Words fail us
My man Joe Connolly, Brooklyn-born and now San Francisco-habitué, is the publisher of the peerless VegNews
, and he was one of those cheering me on at my recent NYC Marathon excursion
. You can read his blog entry, posted for November 5, 2009 Marathon
by all means necessary. Gives a new meaning to a run on the presses.
Here's another fun (and very geeky) thing to do. Go to this
page, and type in my name or anyone you know was running in the last NYC marathons since 2001, and compare them with such greats as Paula Radcliffe or Martin Lel or Marilson Gomes dos Santos, and then plot them as they go around the course. Believe me, it is a truly humbling experience!