Archive for August, 2010

Final workouts before the race

Am I ready?  Heck yes!  You think everybody else is ready for me to smoke them on my mountain bike?  Probably not and I probably won’t be smokin’ anybody but I am looking forward to trying! I have not blogged in the past couple of days as it has been busy at work and I have […]

Weekend race anticipation

I am heading into this weekend mentally and physically prepared… or as much as I can be.  This last week of training has kind of been all over the place but I have been able to keep up what I think is a decent schedule. I took Tuesday as my day off as that was […]

Nothing like an open water swim

It was my day off but I could not pass up the opportunity to get in the open water and take advantage of an outing by the Try-A-Tri group!  Last time I did this we had very rough seas.  Today, well, smooth as glass.  Four of us showed up for this workout and we headed […]

Big weekend workout with new personal best achieved

This weekend was a tough but a very productive weekend!  It all started bright and early Saturday morning.  I headed on the bike towards Ft. Lauderdale at about 6:15am and arrived down near the 17th St. bridge about 45 minutes later to meet up with some friends for a nice easy beach ride.  My goal […]

Too wet to swim, big bike & transitions

How about that hodge-podge of a title?   Pretty much says it all, however.  Went to the pool after work and got about 1/3 of the way into it and the lightning detector alarms went off and we had to get out of the water.  I will have to tack this onto tomorrow’s workout… my bike […]

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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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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...)