I got the quote below in an email today from Total Immersion. As we near the end of this year and start a new - I thought these reflections are appropriate.
"Pema Chodron is an American Buddhist teacher and prolific author. Last spring I o... Read more
Yesterday I ran the Fall Classic with Robert (ON2VICTORY). The weather was superb, and I can't believe Robert (from the UP of MI) talks about it being cold. LOL.
I have done this race a couple of times before, and it really a nice local... Read more
My friend John works for a local TV affiliate. He did a story on Emily which is worth every second
http://www.wkyc.com/news/artic le/268633/45/Cancer-surviv or-raffles-gift-baskets-to -help-others ... Read more
This weekend was the 37th Marine Corps Marathon aka MCM which is one heck of a marathon with 35.000 people - about 23500 finished. The event is divided in a 10k and a full marathon.
I left home on Friday. Wen to my hot... Read more
I just came home from a beautiful ride in NE Ohio, and again, I worked on my new fuel and hydration strategy. Today a little twist.
The suggestions in this blog may not be for everyone, so like everything else - you need to find out what wo... Read more
Well, today was going to me long training run before the marine corps marathon. So, I thought I would invite a few friends. About 15.000 of them showed up! ROFL. Joking aside (I don't have pictures either LOL) - I ran the bird as my long run bef... Read more
You may have read my recent blog about hydration and nutrition. Last Saturday I ran 15 miles and my nutrition was - sweet potato and almond milk for breakfast - GU Roctane every 45 - 50 min and coconut water.
Afterwards I felt great and I ... Read more
Saturday, September 08, 2012
I was supposed to run 20 miles this morning. It ain't gonna happen!
Woke up - started to get ready - no motivation or energy.
Went back to bed for 30 min
Dragging, dragging dragging....
OK - As Macca says 'you are the CEO of your o... Read more
I like to experiment with things I learn. Saturday was no exception.
I was on a 78 mile hilly ride and there was SAG support so I thought I would try something else.
Breakfast - greek yoghurt, chia seeds, and almond butter (not a lot o... Read more
My sister is also a runner. Not to the same extent as me. However, while visiting her I have been on a couple of runs. Today we had planned what my B-i-L called a 8-9 mile run. Well doable ... so we started out - he also said we would have the w... Read more
Well, it happened again. The day before yesterday I received an email from the national bone marrow registry that I am a potential match for a person in need of a bone marrow.
Over the the next two months I will know if I am a match and wil... Read more
Recently some of my running buddies (and I) from Team in Training came up with an idea. Do something challenging, fun, and that did not involve fundraising ...
After exchanging some emails we settled on getting a team together and run Ame... Read more
Rasmus Henning, the Danish professional triathlete, just published his book in English. It is only available in an electronic format (thus not that expensive). It is excerpts of his personal diary and tells the reader what it is like to be a pro... Read more
I just posted the note below on the triathlon group, but I want my SP friends to learn about these books.
Last summer Chris Macca McCormack published his autobiography "I am here to win" - and incredible account of being an ironman. It ... Read more
(SPARK FRIENDS - this is an email I just sent out to my honoree's, friends and family) after my DNF at Wildflower.
There is nothing you can do about it!!! Wiser words could not have been said about what happened to me at Wildflower th... Read more