Archive for March, 2011

RSR 24 – Hill drills in Florida?

Episode number 24 of my daily triathlon training diary…. Did I tell you I LOVE daylight savings time and having that extra hour of sunlight for training?  Today I was able to get out on the bike and do some great hill repeats.  Wait a minute, hill drills in South Florida?  We don’t have hills […]

RSR 23 – Training for race day conditions make you a stronger, better racer

Episode number 23 of my daily triathlon training diary….. Today was my longest swim to date. In addition to this swim I had some stationary bike work to do which I do not like. I talk about my Garmin HR monitor and last but not least, a few conditions you can replicate to improve your […]

RSR 22 – The first weekend edition

Episode number 22 of my daily triathlon training diary….. This weekend was filled with bike, swimming and run training.  There is no better place to train than South Florida!  Watch as I take moment to show you some views from one of my bike rides from the top of the 17th Street Bridge in Ft. […]

RSR 21 – How cold is too cold for swimming?

Episode number 21 of my daily triathlon training diary….. Today I had 65 degree air temperature for swimming.  Is that too cold for you?  I talk about the cap light for night running.  In addition, I need your input on the following two questions: What are your ideal bike components? What is your ideal wheel […]

RSR 20 – Night running and equipment you should use

Episode number 20 of my daily triathlon training diary…..  Wow, really number 20 already?  I can’t believe it. Ever run at night or wanted to run at night but you don’t feel it is safe?  I give some pointers and talk about some equipment that I use for night running.  Also find out if I […]

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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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Recent Runs

  • 06/05/2016 - 8.68/MI - 1:14:22 - 08:34/MI
  • 05/27/2016 - 5.23/MI - 40:59 - 07:50/MI
  • 05/25/2016 - 4.07/MI - 33:23 - 08:12/MI

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...)