Archive for May, 2011

RSR 32 – Another day in the water and travel tips

Episode number 32 of my daily triathlon training diary…. I got my workout in the freezing water today again but you know what? I am starting to get used to the temperature of the water here. Sounds crazy, I know, but there is something about it that is different than any other body of water […]

RSR 31 – Swimming on my day off… Dedicated or Insane?

Episode number 31 of my daily triathlon training diary…. Yes, today was suppose to be my day off but there is no way I can let a day go by without dipping my toes (frozen toes) into this cool, brisk water. I need to try to overcome that hyperventilating sensation you get when you are […]

RSR 30 – My first swim in the San Francisco Bay

Episode number 30 of my daily triathlon training diary…. Today’s training was a day I will not soon forget.  It started with a cold water swim in the San Francisco Bay.  Wow is that water cold!  Once my body became numb I was fine and did about 30 minutes with no issues.  Once I finished that […]

RSR 29 – Arrival In San Francisco

Episode number 29 of my daily triathlon training diary…. We arrived in San Francisco without any problems.  Checked into our hotel and I headed out on a five mile run.  There is no way I could have properly prepared for running on these hills… man it is tough!   I ran past where the race transition […]

RSR 28 – Hello and Goodbye

Episode number 28 of my daily triathlon training diary…. I am packing up and saying goodbye to Florida as I head out to San Francisco California to prepare for my Escape from Alcatraz Race. I just finished packing up my bike and realized that I am WAY over-packed! This will be an interesting week of […]

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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...)