Archive for May, 2010

Day 7: Running while dehydrated is not good

Being Memorial day I was able to take all the time I needed today to get ready for a run.  I swapped my days off as today was suppose to be my assigned day off…. I had some parties to go to this weekend and yesterday, by the time I got out from church, it […]

iPhone app: Speed Guage

Ever since I got serious about competing in my running I have been using this app more and more.  Sure you kind find most of this information online but it is really nice to be able to plug in a few numbers on your iPhone and make a quick calculation… right? To view more information […]

Day 6: First day of relaxing

For those of you following this blog you might be a little confused… I decided to keep my rest days as posts just to give my overall feelings about the previous weeks training and my goals for the upcoming week. I just adjusted two days to sneak this in so hopefully I have not messed […]

Day 5: Biking 20 miles and improving

When I headed out on the bike today I had a pretty solid goal in mind that would probably go beyond the 45 minutes that I had originally planned.  I was cruising a pretty good clip today… actually felt a lot better about my bike training and I realize I have only just begun.  These […]

Day 4: Fartlek and oh, so much better in the water

Today was a good day… in many respects.  First of all it was Friday, the last day of work before this 3 day weekend.  We were also able to get out of work early, therefore, I was able to get to the pool with plenty of extra time. Today, when I looked at my schedule […]

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2013 Upcoming Races
Labor Day Duathlon
9/1/13, Coconut Creek, FL
Short Course Duathlon Nationals
10/26/13, Tuscon / Oro Valley, Arizona
Turkey Duathlon
11/28/13, Coconut Creek, FL
Space Coast Half-Marthon
12/1/13, Cocoa, Florida
Last Chance Duathlon
12/14/13, Naples, FL
Jingle Bell Jog 5K
12/21/13, Sunrise, FL
2013 Completed Races
Ragnar Relay, Florida Keys (Ultra)
January 4-5, 2013, Miami to Key West, FL
Results: 32:59:17
Disney Family 5k
Orlando, FL, 1/11/13
Results: 18:41
Disney 1/2 Marathon
(Goofy Challenge)
Orlando, FL, 1/12/13
Results: 01:32.02
Disney 20th Anniversary Marathon
(Goofy Challenge)
Orlando, FL, 1/13/13
Results: 03:30:41
A1A Marathon
2/17/13, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Results: 3:10:11   --   BOSTON QUALIFIED!
2014 Scheduled Races
A1A Marathon
2/16/14, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Boston Marathon, Boston, MA
4/21/14, Boston, MA
Cellcom Green Bay Marathon
5/18/14, Green Bay, WI
Standard Distance Duathlon
World Championships
TBA, Pontevedra, Spain
Ironman Wisconsin, Madison, WI
September, 2014
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  • 06/05/2016 - 8.68/MI - 1:14:22 - 08:34/MI
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Personal Running Records

  • 05:39 Fastest 1mi
  • 18:11 Fastest 5k
  • 38:52 Fastest 10k
  • 1:21:49 Fastest Half Marathon
  • 3:02:29 Fastest Marathon
  • 27.31/MI Farthest Distance
  • 3:54:50 Longest Run


So if you have read any of the blog thus far you know a little bit about me… I can not be told what to do and I push myself about as far as I can be pushed!

But how did I get here and why? Well, that is what this page is about.

I was never really the athletic type. Sure, I played tennis in high school (and quite well, mind you) but running CERTAINLY was never my thing!

The start of 2009 was big for me as I came to the realization that I had put on too much weight over the past 10 years (read more...)