Blog Birthday – and Thank You!

Blog Birthday
Written by Charlie

Two years ago today, I started Running with Miles. I started it to try to put down on paper (or in cyberspace) some travel tips to help runners. Surveys suggest that the average amount spent by runners annually for race travel is $3,000! That is a pretty high figure! I have been blessed to run marathons all over the US and in several countries and I probably have not spent that amount with all of those races combined! I have been able to do that (mostly) because of miles and points. So, I wanted to take some of what I have learned to help other runners Run more races in more places for less!

Blog Birthday

I have been very fortunate to see the daily readership of the blog go up quite a bit since joining BoardingArea. It is very humbling to find people checking in on a regular basis to see what is appearing on the blog. This makes me want to put out more posts with better content all the time. It has also been great to receive so many different forms of feedback as well! Trust me, it has been helpful! In the coming week, I will start to give some clues about some of the great things to look forward to in 2014 here at Running with Miles – much of it because of your suggestions!

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About the author


Charlie has been an avid traveler and runner for many years. He has run in marathons around the world for less than it would cost to travel to the next town - all as a result of collecting and using miles and points. Over the years, he has flown hundreds of thousands of miles and collected millions of miles and points.
Now he uses this experience and knowledge to help others through Running with Miles.