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posted 04/30/13 at 3:56am
on The Chicago Sky Selects Elena Delle Donne Second Overall in 2013 WNBA Draft
TJ's Turf began as a print column in 2001 and migrated online as a blog in 2009. I tell the inspiring and informative stories of athletes, adventures and events. TJ's Turf emphasizes stories big and small, from elite-level competitors to citizen athletes.
|I first read heard about Cyndi Elias last October when I read her story in this "Turning Point" column in the Saint Paul Pioneer Press. At that point, she was training for the 2012 NYC Marathon. She was one of the many registered runners who tra...[Read on]|
|Yesterday, Grandma's Marathon in Duluth, Minn., announced another interesting partnership – the Great Lakes Marathon Series.The Great Lakes Marathon Series is a collaboration of 25 marathons in the U.S. and Canada that take place al...[Read on]|
|I'm a fan of long-form journalism. I've always enjoyed reading well-researched, in-depth articles on topics that matter to me. Recently, two such running-related articles caught my attention.Tim DanielsonNYTimes.com"After the Mile" in The N...[Read on]|
|Yesterday, the Colorado Running Hall of Fame announced the inductees to their 2013 class.Three of the athletes have impressive running histories in Minnesota as well.Jane WelzelJane Welzel was the National Marathon Champion (2:33:25) in 1990 (Grandma...[Read on]|
|When Colorado Bulldog Senior Joanne Reid won the women's 15-kilometer freestyle mass start at the 2013 NCAA Skiing Championships yesterday, it was even more momentous than handily claiming a national title.Joanne Reid (photo court...[Read on]|
|In the 1980s, I was deep in the throes of track & field fever. The 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles had only solidified my burgeoning love of this new (to me, at least) sport.I was in high school at the time and went back to school in the Fall stil...[Read on]|
|There's an exciting week ahead for women runners as well as running fans in general.From a personal standpoint, these celebrations of leaders in women's running couldn't have come at a better time. I'm working on a number of projects relate...[Read on]|
|When I first began distance running (after bouts of sprinting in high school and middle distance in college) I remember coming home from one of my longest runs at the time to a ringing phone. One of my college journalism buddies wanted to get together. I ...[Read on]|
|I've always believed sports can be an integral part of any young girl's development. That belief stems from my own introduction to athletics as a young girl.For me, sports were first and foremost a bonding experience with my dad. He made sure, early on, t...[Read on]|
|I started my running "career" as a sprinter, way back in the day. (Actually, my first running was from the batter's box to first base, but that's a story for another day.)Today, when I write feature articles about runners, one of the questions I often ask...[Read on]|