I Made It Overseas (river) and Back

Freezing at the start last Sunday but better later, I made it through the 13.1 miles of the Detroit International Half Marathon. At road runner speed we traveled up across the Ambassador Bridge to Canada as the sun rose over the city, toured lovely downtown Windsor and plunged down into the tunnel under the Detroit River and back to the U.S. Our number bibs served as passports and the Canadians were quite friendly.

As one of the sweet Canadians handed me a cup of water I whispered, “Please call me a taxi.”

She smiled and said, “Hey everybody, he’s a taxi.”


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  • About Steve

    Steve Roberts was born in Greenville, Ohio, the son of a small-town golf pro and a mom who managed the golf pro shop. The small family lived in the other half of the pro-shop building. Later the family grew to four children as they moved around Ohio in search of more financially rewarding work for Dad. Learn More...