Big Sur Marathon 2019

Sunday was a journey. The 26.2 miles I ran along the Pacific Coast on California’s Highway 1 made for one of the most challenging marathon courses I’ve ever completed—the Big Sur Marathon. Each mile was filled with not only out-of-this-world beauty but also a series of never-ending ups and downs through the mountains. It all […]

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Images On The Run

Do you run with your phone, or maybe even another camera like a GoPro? I didn’t before, but now I do (on most runs). I like to capture images (still, and occasionally video), whenever the occasion arises. You never know when inspiration might strike, so I figure it’s good to be prepared! Here are some […]

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New Shoes: Step Out of the Comfort Zone!

It’s been far too long since I’ve blogged here. And I’m not going to make any excuses. I simply haven’t prioritized blogging amidst the competing priorities of life we all face. Monday morning, as I put on a new pair of running shoes, I thought to myself, “How can I change things up and step […]

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Race Report – Raleigh Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

Date: April 12, 2015 Miles: 13.1 Weather: Clear, 52-55 Overview: The Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon (and full marathon) returned to Raleigh April 12, following last year’s inaugural event. I decided to run the RNR Raleigh Half the second year in a row following Meb’s appearance at Runologie in January, where I was inspired in […]

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2012 Running Resolutions

So here they are, my four running resolutions for 2012! 1. Run at least four half marathons in different towns. 2. Log a minimum of 15 miles each week. 3. Be more active in social running clubs. 4. Sign up for the NYC Mararhon and RUN IT if I get in. Wish me luck!

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Running Goal Check In!

Well, I’ve managed to log 182 miles to date in 2010. Needless to say, I’m off my goal – in large part due to the crazy weather we’ve had in North Carolina (read: lots of snow and ice…go figure)! Here’s to a productive Spring!

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8 Miles Down…2002 to Go!

I ran a quick 5 miler yesterday on New Year’s Day and a little over 3 today due to brutal Northwest winds accompanying an arctic air mass that moved into NC overnight! At least my pace is picking up (shaved about 30 seconds a mile off)! I’m looking for a good mile countdown to show […]

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First Resolution of the New Year : Run 2010…Literally!

My first resolution of the New Year relates to running…surprised? I didn’t think so! 🙂 Well, I’ve decided to set a goal of running at least 2010 miles to mark the arrival of a new decade. How far is 2010 miles? It’s like driving to NYC from Raleigh, making a u-turn…then…rinse and repeat! That’s right, […]

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