From The New York Times By Aimee Berg When the starting guns signal the beginning of the United States Olympic men’s marathon trials in Manhattan on Nov. 3 and the New York City Marathon on Nov. 4, some professional runners who have much at stake will be standing still. The two-time Olympian Shayne Culpepper, who hopes to compete in the 1,500 meters at the Beijing Olympics next summer, says she will be “biting my nails with the rest of the wives” while her husband, Alan, tries to finish in the top three at the trials to make his third Olympic team. Tango’s Take
Margaret Vangeli loved her job when she left the music business 10 years ago. And who would blame her? She ran the international departments of Polygram and Atlantic Records. But family health circumstances forced her to make a change. She was able to accommodate that change and start her own successful business. This led not only to career success but more time for family.