Archive for Triathlon

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 […]

RSR 33 – A horrible bike ride – course preview

Episode number 33 of my daily triathlon training diary…. What can I say… today was miserable!  I got up early to beat the rain and to preview the bike course here in San Francisco for the Escape from Alcatraz race on Sunday.  About halfway into the course I had to turn around due to rain.  […]

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 […]

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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...)