Amy L. Marxkors

Grow Your Marathon Beard

You survived the summer. The long runs. The workouts. The mileage. The Oh-My-Gosh-I-Think-I-Broke-My-Femur-Please-Say-I-Didn’t-Break-My-Femur injury that turned out to be a tight hip fle… Read More

Run Crazy in Love

I’m in love—like, seriously in love—with a lot of things. Hoodies. Short stories. Coffeehouses. Forest Park. Pimento-stuffed olives. Mariachi bands. Trucker hats. Falafel. Re… Read More

Women of Valor

Every day, the war wages. In television commercials and in pop music. In movie theaters and on magazine covers. On the sidelines at professional sporting events and on the runways of the fashi… Read More

It Takes Two (Or More)

The chances of a successful workout were slim. After all, my track record wasn’t exactly stellar.  No, literally. The track and I are on the fritz. With a marathon looming a short… Read More

One Foot in the Future

I always brought a calendar. I liked to maintain my place in time, literally, with little numbered squares, filled up with notes and checked off with a victorious, slanting line. It was my way… Read More

Summer Miles

Summer Miles (Sung to the tune of “Summer Nights” from Grease) Summer runnin’ had me a blastSummer runnin’ happened so fastPicked a race, flat as can be;Signed up earl… Read More