My First Marathon!

Well, I did it!!! Months of training finally paid off when I finished my first marathon (and beat my time goal) on Sunday! Yes, I ran the Space Coast Marathon *all 26.2 miles* in sunny Cocoa, FL (about 45 min from Orlando). I was ready to start by 4 AM (though the race didn’t actually […]

Read more
San Francisco – Running Utopia!

I did a lot of running in San Francisco…the most running I have ever done in a vacation locale! It was simply a running utopia and I can’t wait to go back. Weather = prefect…trails = pure awesome! Below is a synopsis… Run 1: Market Street, The Embarcadero, Crissy Field, Chinatown, Little Italy From Running […]

Read more
Baltimore Half Marathon : Completed

Well, I finally did it! I completed my second half marathon last weekend in Baltimore. This time (unlike the first) everything went incredibly smooth and without injury! It could not have been a better weekend… I flew up to BWI after work on Friday, then grabbed the Light Rail to Camden Yards. Once there, I […]

Read more
Half Marathon – Second Attempt!

It’s official… I’m now a couple of weeks into a training program for my second half marathon! My goal is to finish this time in less than 2 hours, and hopefully run injury-free (as opposed to Kiawah – my last attempt). I’m shooting for a late summer run and hoping for good early morning weather!

Read more
New Year's Resolution Run 5K

I started off 2008 with one of my resolutions being to run more in the new year. So why not start off with a 5K on New Year’s Day? I did just that and actually didn’t did fairly well following a time when I hadn’t been running regularly! The finishing times have been posted and […]

Read more
100 Mile Club

I know…the mile high club has a better ring to it! But, I logged my 100th running mile with my Nike + iPod this morning! Since I’ve only been tracking miles this way for a few months, I would guess that I’ve probably tallied up close to 1000 miles since moving to NC (of course, […]

Read more
Running Again!

It has been well over a month since I last ran (at Kiawah Island) on December 11. Today, I finally got back at it after being cleared last week to run again. I only ran a couple of hours at the Duke trail today but it does feel great to be back at it! More […]

Read more
My First Half Marathon!

I successfully ran my first half marathon (13.1 miles) on Saturday, December 11 at Kiawah Island, SC! The temperature was in the 50’s during the run, about 25 miles southeast of Charleston (just north of the Georgia border). My official time was 2:02:30, which put my rank at 859/1931. I had hoped to come in […]

Read more
One Month Til Kiawah

It is less than one month until the big half marathon at Kiawah Island (SC). I really need to get back to training. While I was in New Orleans last week, I managed to work out 4 out of 5 days during the week at the Hilton Riverside Fitness Club (awesome facility). This week, however, […]

Read more