The White Sox will come home with a losing record from their road trip after dropping tonight’s game by a final of 4-3 to the Toronto Blue Jays. As today’s headline suggests, I really don’t care today. That is because the Boston Marathon was run today and in case you hadn’t heard, there were some explosions near the finish about four hours into the race.
If you’ve read this blog over the past few years, you probably know that I am a runner. Hearing the news of this happening really upset me today, especially knowing so many people who had friends and significant others who were running. One of my very good friends was running Boston today and fortunately, she and her husband are both ok. My friend finished her race before the explosions.
In any event, when horrible things happen I usually find sports to be an escape, but today, not so much. Probably because I have dreams of qualifying for Boston in the next couple of years and running that race. And probably because it has me thinking about how races in the future are going to be different in terms of gear check for runners and what people can and cannot bring to races and how they transport that stuff. » Continue reading “Today, I Don’t Care About White Sox Baseball”