I am approaching my planned Marathon in Columbus on October 17, 2010, raising money for the leukemia and lymphoma society. I just have a few things I need to in preparation for this event ... next weekend a 20 mile run, however I am running the... Read more
Dear friends - spokes of hope stared in Indianapolis last night You can either look at their website spokesofhope.org or follow the progress on the blog spokesofhope.blogspot.co m/
Tomorrow the 'carava... Read more
Today was OROC, a 5k run downtown Cleveland (OROC = outrun ovarian cancer). Before I go any further, I want to tell you - the entire run today was dedicated to one of my spark friends (who shall remain nameless) and to her aunt who lost her batt... Read more
Over the past year, you have heard me refer to Spokes of hope. This week the website went live kenhart.com/cancer/SOH/
Spokes of hope is a series of events which combined makes bikerides across the country with the message ... Read more
Several of my team in training friends and TnT participants in the Greater Cleveland tri met this morning for the Pirates tri, a great local sprint tri).
The weather decided to tease and show up with high winds and thunderstorms, but with a... Read more
If you have been wondering why I have been quiet, it is because I was in Europe for almost two weeks. My parents celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.
I had a magnificent time.
The weather was phenomenal both weeks - sunshine and ... Read more
There are lots of ways to achieve notariety. Well, a fellow Dane did just that - first he ran around the world (Worldrun I) clockwise. The last couple of years he has been at it again running worldrun II - from the northern tip of Norway to the ... Read more
A couple of years ago there was a letter to the editor of Triathlete magazine. The reader asked it it was OK to yoga on your rest day? The reply was - what is it about 'rest' you don't understand?
I love getting inspiration from other peopl... Read more
Well, it happened again - thanks to Bill. Several sparkers with spouses and friends gathered in Waldo Ohio for another bike ride. The weather was interesting - at best. A front came through overnight and did all kinds of havoc, however, we met a... Read more
OK fellow Sparkers, another 13.1 is on the books!!! In case anyone wants to know - 2:20 was my time, but I didn't really care. I had a great time goofing around, visiting with other runners, having a great old time. And when I was done, I went o... Read more
I just got back from the Cleveland Marathon, half, 10 and 5k's, and I am so excited. I met some rockstars... aka fellow sparkers who completed their first 5k - and I got to see them cross the finish line.
Cat, Cheryl, Grace and your famile... Read more
I hate recovery. I feel like a slug. On the other hand, my body is telling me I need to recover. On average I sleep 1- 1 1/2 hr more every night. I planned to swim tonight, but decided on the way out the door when I left work - no. Soon I will ... Read more
This weekend 1.3 million dollars was raised for the leukemia and lymphoma society to fight blood cancer through the leukemia and lymphom socety's team in training program, when 418 participated in the Wildflower triathlon in sunny california.
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I am not the best to write blogs. There are many reasons for that, but one of them is that my essay skills could be better.
If you have followed me, my blogs, my training, and my health issues, you will know this is a work in progress.
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The rivalry was put on hold. No Steelers, Browns, Red Wings or Penguins comments. LOL It was all about bringing out the spark and so we did in a run called 'just a short run'. The run is to benefit the leukemia and lymphoma society and the mone... Read more