Amy L. Marxkors

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

Running is for Lovers

I have a hat that simply states, “Running is for Lovers.” I bought it because, well, I liked it. I have something of an obsession with trucker hats, and this one was emblazoned wit… Read More

...and Our Hearts Remain Soft

She always stood on the corner of 16th and Clark, as permanent and unremarkable as the chain-link fence and concrete barriers surrounding the parking lot behind her. Her clothes were reveali… Read More

All About That Base

One month ago today, I raced the hills of south St. Louis on a marathon course that blew the wheels of my wagon. Today, I am pleased to announce I have finally recovered!  [insert applau… Read More

Running's Dirty Little Secret

People who run: I’m going to let you in on a dirty little secret. Ready? You sure? Because you may want to turn your computer screen or hold your hand over your phone so no one can see w… Read More

They Can't All Be Keepers

Raise your hand if you saw this coming. I know, I know. Did I really think I was going to race a fast half marathon on a notoriously hilly course two weeks after racing a full marathon that r… Read More