Amy L. Marxkors

The Saturday Morning Club

He was in shorts and I was in shorts and it was 27 degrees. We ran past each other near the planetarium. He wore a beard and lightweight trainers, and he looked fast. It wasn’t that he w… Read More

Pu Pu Platter

A collection of running thoughts, quotes, advice, and observances… and a “Runner’s Alphabet.” I even threw in a poem, just for the heck of it. Eat hearty! There are tw… Read More

Keep Going

Let’s pretend you’re sitting across from me at a coffee shop, and you’re still a little sweaty from your run. Or maybe you’re not, because you can’t run right now… Read More

Put It On Paper

Steve lost the magic.  I don’t know how he lost it. I don’t know how I know he lost it. In fact, I don’t even know who Steve is. But I know he lost the magic in 2008, a… Read More

The Runner’s Not-So High

For all the chatter and hullaballoo about the “runner’s high,” it certainly is an elusive son of a nutcracker. I’d like to say that every time I run I am the incarnatio… Read More

The Secret to Racing

Great news, folks! I’ve discovered the secret to racing. It took only twelve marathons, two ultramarathons, and countless half marathons, 10Ks, and 5Ks, but I’ve finally cracked th… Read More

How the Grinch Got Fit

Every Who down in Whoville liked Running a lot...But the Grinch, who lived just north of Whoville, did NOT!The Grinch hated Running! The whole Running season!Would you like to know why? Well… Read More

Wedgies Are Human

I didn’t give it a second thought until after the run. After all, what else are you supposed to do with a wedgie?  I was standing at the intersection of Clayton and Hanley on a fes… Read More