Penrose – Steve

Not Ready for the Kenyan JV Team – Steve Penrose (April 16, 2007)

Posted on Apr 16, 2007 in 2007, M 60 - 64, Penrose - Steve, Texas

Not Ready for the Kenyan JV Team – Steve Penrose (April 16, 2007)

It’s three days to the Patriots’ Day holiday, or more correctly, Marathon Day. I head down to the convention center to pick up my official number and information packet. There are about 23,000 people signed up to run, but few show up right at the opening and the volunteers process us smoothly and quickly. Naturally the exit from the number pick-up leads directly to a massive exposition where purveyors of everything associated with running—shoes, clothes, watches, energy foods—compete for attention. Attractive young male and female salespeople assure me that just this one last item...

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