The Barwis School of Pukitude

Since we can’t watch sports, UM Press decided to give weekly excerpts from The Best of Bacon. This week, to coincide with my latest crazy idea — running a 26.2-mile marathon of my own Saturday morning, the first (and probably last!) Baco-Thon —...

The Inaugural Baco-Thon

After nine months, 35 pounds, and 500 miles or so, I’m ready to see if I can actually run a marathon – no matter how slowly! I’m going to start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and hope to finish before 2 p.m. Yes, a slow 11-12 minute/mile pace – about the same as a riding...