Archive for June, 2011

RSR 38 – The start of the trilogy races

Episode number 38 of my triathlon training diary…. Tomorrow starts the first of the Trilogy racing series for me.  This should be pretty exciting as it is one of the shorter sprint triathlons and should be a pretty fast race.  In the past two weeks I have been coming off the “high” from the Alcatraz […]

RSR 37 – Escape From Alcatraz 2011 Race Recap

Episode number 37 of my daily triathlon training diary…. What an amazing day and what an amazing race. Anybody who has the opportunity to do this race, you MUST do it. It is going to be tough to beat this one event though I must now hunt out that next perfect race. The weather was […]

RSR 36 – The day before the Escape

Episode number 36 of my daily triathlon training diary…. This is it. It all comes down to tomorrow. The months and months of physical training I have done in combination with the mental hurdles of this particular race all boil down to tomorrow morning. I went to pick up my race packet this morning and […]

RSR 35 – Revealing my secret weapon for my Escape

Episode number 35 of my daily triathlon training diary…. The time is ticking…. ticking… ticking away and my race day approaches. Only a couple more days before the big event and I think it is time to reveal my secret weapon, my Computrainer. This amazing piece of equipment allows you to train on a bike […]

RSR 34 – The RunSkipRun cheering section arrives

Episode number 34 of my daily triathlon training diary…. Today my family arrives to town to cheer me on. Before they show up I got my run and my swim in for the day. The swim was just a bonus because I enjoy swimming in this water so much! Actually, I just need to get […]

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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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  • 27.31/MI Farthest Distance
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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...)