New York Marathon

Can You Outrun Your Demons By Signing Up To A Marathon?

AskMen.com | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
AskMen.com

Within 24 hours of the explosions at the Boston Marathon last April, another, more powerful one went off: Marathon registrations surged all over the country. The message was clear: You can't take this away from us.

Alberta Floods and Hurricane Sandy Deja Vu

Martin Parnell | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada Alberta
Martin Parnell

On Monday, November 5th 2012, I was packing food hampers at Saint Jacobi Lutheran Church in Brooklyn, New York. Hurricane Sandy had caused widespread destruction a few days before and my reason for being in the city, the New York Marathon, had, understandably, been cancelled. It seemed only natural to respond to a request for volunteers.