2017 Race Update 

Hello my friends! We are in the final hours of 2016. Are you ready for 2017? I’m definitely ready! I’m excited for the upcoming year. I finally have my 2017 race list finalized. In 2017 I plan to race in 19 events ranging from 5K distance to full Marathon distance. I also have Duathlons thrown… Continue reading 2017 Race Update 

Mission Accomplished: 1000 Miles

I ran 5 miles yesterday and met my goal of running 1000+ miles in 2016. With a little over a week left in 2016, I should end up with 1020 miles for the year. Overall 2016 was a great year of running. I did not miss a week and ran at least 4-5 days each… Continue reading Mission Accomplished: 1000 Miles

2017 Spring Races Update 

I’m still in the process of lining up my races for 2017. My spring race line up is pretty much set at this point. Here is how the spring is looking: April Buffalo Wild Wing Run (10K) Martian 👽 Half Marathon  May  Du the Bricks Duathlon (5K, 20K, 5K) Fifth Third River Bank Run (25K) … Continue reading 2017 Spring Races Update 

Goal Oriented 

Greetings! We’ve been blessed with another beautiful day. This morning I had a great workout session. I worked on quads, hamstrings, calves, and  put in 3 miles on the treadmill. I did my run at an 8:30 pace. I’m currently at 960 miles for the year and will be crossing the 1000 mile mark in… Continue reading Goal Oriented 

Last Month of 2016! 

Greetings!  I ran 5 miles on the treadmill this morning and I feel awesome!  It’s the last month of 2016! This year flew by! My goal is to finish 2016 in great fashion and put an exclamation mark on this year!  Today, I filled out my calendar with the days I plan to workout and… Continue reading Last Month of 2016! 

Set SMART Goals instead of New Year’s Resolutions!

Hello my friends! We’ve been blessed with another beautiful day!  I had a short run on the treadmill this morning after my weight training session. As always,  I had some great thoughts flowing through my mind.  We are approaching the last month of 2016. Have you stated your planning for 2017? Now is the time… Continue reading Set SMART Goals instead of New Year’s Resolutions!

It was once a dream…

Hello good people!  We’ve been blessed with another day!  I had an epic weight training session this morning followed by an awesome 3 mile run on the treadmill. During my run I was thinking about when I first began running over 11 years ago. My motivation to begin running was to get in shape for… Continue reading It was once a dream…

900 Miles and back to writing!

This morning  I crossed the 900 mile mark. With approximately 7 weeks remaining this year, I should end up running a little over 1040 miles. This has been a great year of running. I’m looking forward to finishing the year strong.  I had a great workout in the gym this morning. I worked my quads,… Continue reading 900 Miles and back to writing!

Half Marathon #39 – Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 

Today I ran my 39th half marathon. I finished with a time of 1:55:28. There were 10,000 participants for the half marathon. I placed 1905  overall out of 10,000. The race started in downtown Indianapolis. The temperature at the start of the race was approximately 42 degrees.  The first few miles of the race was… Continue reading Half Marathon #39 – Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 

Quick 5 

Hello my friends!  I ran 5 miles this morning and I feel awesome! I started my run at 5:30am and the the temperature was 51 degrees. I ran my favorite 5 mile route.  Only 2 more days until the Indianapolis Monumental Half Marathon. I’m looking forward to this race. This will be my last race… Continue reading Quick 5