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Napa Valley Marathon 2016 – “Beautiful”

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This marathon was a very special one.  I love the course and got to run with my friend Kim and it came on the weekend of getting to hold my granddaughter for the first time, and the day before my birthday.  This time it was not all about the … [Read more]

Pursue Your Passion With Purpose – Ten Principles

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Happy New Year. It’s that time of year again we all look forward to - or dread - making our New Year’s Resolutions. Rather than focusing on immediate things like weight or exercise, try also looking at the longer-term goals of your life. It’s … [Read more]

Best of 2015 – Year in Review

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Happy Holidays!  A year ago, I started the post with “It was a year marked by births, deaths, weddings, happiness and sorrow, and life changing events …” This year, we’re really happy to write about (upcoming) births, weddings, happiness, … [Read more]

Seattle Marathon 2015 – Running With Jackson

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Looking out at the road rushing under my wheels Looking back at the years gone by like so many summer fields Running on, running on empty Running on, running blind Running on, running into the sun But I'm running behind Everyone I know, … [Read more]

Alf Field’s Wonderful Life

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“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good thing, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way … [Read more]

Invictus – Why You Too Should Love Rugby

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I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul. I am a self-confessed rugby fan and an adopted New Zealand All Blacks fanatic. I’ve seen them play a number of times including at their home ground of Eden Park which is the most … [Read more]

After 45 Marathons, Here are Ten Things I’ve Learned About Growth

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Many of you might be at an interesting time of your business cycle; how to finish the year strong and above plan … and creating and defining your next year’s growth plan. By now, in August – if you’re on a fiscal = calendar year – you’ve … [Read more]

Shadows in the Night – Singapore Sundown Marathon

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I love running in the night – except the body is so confused when the start time is around 1:20 a.m., but it does keep the heat down here in Singapore to a balmy 85 degrees, rather than 90 or 95 degrees.  I don’t love getting a massive cramp in … [Read more]