Author Archives: Thomas Powell

11 days from 40.

Your hosting account with us expires tomorrow. It’s been almost 4 years since my last post on here. It looks like I have a draft from 2 1/2 years ago as well, but I have absolutely no idea what I … Continue reading

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One Month Out, “Normal” Still Seems Foreign

It’s been a month since I survived a car crash that demolished my car. Since then, we’ve closed on our new home, bought a new car, and spent two days’ worth of effort moving in.┬áBecause of the second car payment, … Continue reading

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Alternative Paths

Today could have went very differently. I could have slept in after waking up in the middle of the night. I could have driven the main roads instead of the winding back roads. I could have driven the back road … Continue reading

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Map of Marathon States Completed

Kentucky – 1 – KDF 2012 New York – 1 – NYC 2011 Tennessee – 3 – Flying Monkey 2008, 2010. Memphis 2009. Illinois – 1 – Chicago 2010 Indiana – 1 – Indianapolis Monumental 2009. West Virginia – 1 … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Kentucky Derby Festival (KDF) Marathon

Those who know my running history have heard me talk about “the curse” of the KDF marathon. The History Despite finishing 9 marathons total, I’ve never finished a marathon in my home town. My history: 2009 DNS – Signed up … Continue reading

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