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Upcoming Duathlon

It has been quite awhile since I have updated my blog so I thought it was about time to let all of you know what I have been up to and what is going on.  First and foremost, I was recently inspired to get writing again due to my niece that recently started running in […]

A devastating shattering of reality

Have you ever believed in something that you were so sure of and then you were presented with the truth and found out you were wrong?  Were you blown away?  You know, to the point were you started to question everything in life?  Okay, maybe it was not that dramatic but I recently had something […]

The mind games and a little laughter

As I ramp up for this season and I start putting more time in on the bike, I looked back at the last time I was actually on the road VS the trainer and I was shocked at my conclusion: I have not been on the road, in traffic since my crash last year during […]

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 […]

Back in the saddle again

As the near year begins and I look forward at my goals and commitments for 2012, I realized that my training this year would involve  much more bike training.   In addition, my first big race of the year is in April so training for this starts very, very soon. Before I get into my full-on […]

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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...)