Archive for Diet / Nutrition

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 […]

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 big thank you to my 2011 sponsors

I want to thank my 2011 sponsors for making my season as memorable as it was!  It was through your products and services that I was able to make my racing season a success! In the upcoming weeks I will be announcing my 2012 sponsors and I am already excited about who I have on […]

Preparing for the big feast

Hey strangers!  It has been I while since I have updated you on what is going on in my life.  It has been a wild roller coaster of events and injuries this year that has kept me more than pre-occupied during this season.  I know many of you gave up hope for me (actually,I hope […]

Lack of cardio is killing me!

I am sick to my stomach to think that my whole year of training was thrown out the window during my recent relaxation binge.  I currently feel like I did at the beginning of the year where it was like starting all over again.  Not happy with myself at all at this point!  However, after […]

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My Race Calendar

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

About

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...)