It's exactly 20 weeks until IM Louisville and the only shape I'm in is round. So once again it's time to get my ass in gear. IM Louisville will be my 3rd Ironman and I'm well aware of the work that needs to be done to finish without regretting toeing the line. For the next … Continue reading 20 Weeks
It's been so long since I've been on this site, that I forgot my password to login! I've been busy. Since when is that a valid excuse for not working out? ... It's not. But that hasn't stopped me from using it for the last year. Between working on my startup RentSpek, working part time … Continue reading The wrong kind of PR
There is just a little more than two months (66 days to be exact) before my "A" race, Michigan Titanium or MiTi. I reached out to the race directors/owners to see if I could get a little more info on what to expect race weekend. Ann Vidro, Race co-owner, took some time to Skype with my about … Continue reading A look into Michigan Titanium
Yeah yeah yeah. It shouldn't be a shock that I have done very little training. Which is pretty scary considering my "A" race, Michigan Titanium is only 76 days away. I had a "big" training week and I think I needed it to affirm that I could still finish the race. Now finishing well... Thats … Continue reading Starting Over – 76 Days to Titanium
Walkathon From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A walkathon (walk-a-thon), walking marathon or sponsored walk is a type of community or school fundraiser in which participants raise money by collecting donations or pledges for walking a predetermined distance or course. They are similar in format to other physical activity based fundraising events such as marathons and cycling races. The first known walkathon was held in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1953 … Continue reading Just for reference.
It's that time of year again. We're not sure which way the weather if going to lean but it doesn't matter because race season is right around the corner! I have some great races lined up starting with the Shamrock Shuffle 8k on April 7th. I decided to make my racing count again this year … Continue reading Time to race for a cause.
Update 2/20/13: The team at Active.com is working like mad to get everything straightened out. Last night I received an email apologizing for the mixup, confirming my registration and acknowledging the double billing. By this morning I got another email authorizing the refund, which should be processed by my bank in a few days. However … Continue reading Chicago Marathon Disaster
I've said it before. I didn't know what to do after the Ironman. Did I want to do another? Yes, but where? Ironman Wisconsin is the closest race to my house. So I can drive, which as you know cuts down on the cost of racing (eliminating airfare & bike transport). But IMWI is completely … Continue reading From Iron to Titanium
New Yorkers are outraged that the NY Marathon will happen Sunday despite the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. Maybe running the race isn't the best idea. But a worse idea is bitching about it. You've all heard the phrase "actions speak louder than words." Stop complaining and start doing something! Here are a few suggestions. … Continue reading How the New York Marathon can be a good thing.
I have a lot of friends who will be toeing the line at the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on Sunday. The weather should be perfect! I'm a little jealous and a little sad I'm not running this year. By this point, everyone running Sunday should know what they need to do inorder to have a successful … Continue reading Take care of yourself AFTER the Marathon