Lee County

"Everybody has a place to go back to and for me it is Dixon, place on the Rock River." This is a line delivered by Ronald Reagan in the movie "The Hasty Heart." Read more »

Knox County

"Run Forrest Run" is a line we all remember from the movie Forrest Gump. "Run Galesburg Run" is the name of a half marathon in Galesburg, Illinois, which I ran in today. Read more »

Bureau County

On an absolutely perfect day for running I ran in today's Conquer the Hill Half Marathon in Princeton, Illinois in Bureau County. What a good race! Read more »

Clark County

Second Place! It has a certain ring to it, doesn’t it? You have to be good to come in second place and today I came in second place in the first annual Race for the Heart 5k in Marshall, Illinois the county seat of Clark County. Read more »

Carroll County

No more snow! There I said it. It is February 23 and I am saying no to snow. Well ok, we are in the middle of an extended drought so I wouldn't mind some more snow this winter. Read more »

2012 in review

Well 2012 is history. It was not my greatest year ever for running, but it did have its moments, as I seek to run a race in each of Illinois' 102 counties. Read more »

Pope County - River to River Relay

The last section of the eighty mile River to River Relay that I ran in today was the 24th and final leg of the race. It was a 3.3 mile section of the race and it was in Pope County. Read more »

Alexander County

Approximately 375 miles south of Chicago and geographically farther south than Richmond, Virginia is Cairo, Illinois, the county seat of tiny Alexander County and the southernmost tip of the state of Read more »

Scott County

Great Scott! Read more »

Schuyler County

Today was the first day of fall and it felt like it this morning in Rushville, as I ran in the first annual Schuyler County Health Department Smiles Day 5K. Read more »

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