Archive for February, 2012

Race Results :: A1A Half Marathon (2012)

The race has come and gone and I sit here thinking about what an amazing day it was.  I mentioned the other day that I love this race and Sunday just emphasized that fact.  It really is a well organized race along with a beautiful venue / course.   Sometimes, as South Floridians, we take the […]

A1A Half Marathon Preparation

There are only a couple of days left before that A1A half marathon and I have to tell you, I am stoked!  Last year at this time, I was also preparing for this race, however, I had never raced in a 13.1 before so I had no idea what to expect.  This year I know […]

Why race weight?

The keyword around our house this time of year is “race weight.”  “Honey, I am almost at race weight.”  “Only 5 more pounds until race weight.”  “I finally achieved race weight… now I need to maintain it!”  It has become a running joke between the wife and me, especially after being mentioned in the the video below.  […]

A cold two and half weeks

….or should the title of this post read “I HAD a cold for two and a half weeks?”  That is actually what I meant.  When I plan my training calendar, this is never something I plan on and I forget how devastating it can be to a training plan.  The fact that you have no […]

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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...)