Any race that has a name like this...I gotta do! It was only about 5 minutes from my house at New England Ale House Grill, where I run with a Monday Night Group that stages here. And the run started at 10:00am on a Saturday!
As I pulled up ... Read more
In 2013, a now very good friend & mentor, Nick, started a little race in Safety Harbor, created for runners by a runner. D & I did that Inaugural race. Today, Best Damn Race (BDR) has caught national attention as a must do race in Florida! It ha... Read more
I like what John Legend wrote in his song, All of Me, "...perfect imperfections!" My wife, DSSECRETS, says, "How we deal with our imperfections (those we can change as well as those we can't.) defines our character."
MY wife and friends support me, encourage me, inspire me, and motivate me to be the healthiest person I can be! I become a better person because of it. BUT I am the one that had to take the first step of change! I had to make the commitment! I h... Read more
I was so excited to do this for all the RIGHT reasons! I've wanted to do it for 4 years but my race schedule conflicted. My Tri Team was having it's coming out, and the post-race party was off the hook! Finally...
I've been wanting to do this event for a few years now. We finally got it scheduled! It is over two days with the 10K & 5K on Saturday and the Half on Sunday. Since I would be supporting our Outspokin Multisport Team runners on Sunday, I decided... Read more
In 2010, D & I decided to do our first 5K, the St Petersburg Times Turkey Trot. We walked it. Four years and a name change later, we've done over 70 races! This race also marked the first time we wore our Team Hope for the Warriors Tampa colors!... Read more
I've been reading a lot of negativity today. Isn't it amazing when you embrace the positive, you can either see it coming in yourself or you read it between the lines of someone else!
It tries to bring me down then I overload in "Positive W... Read more
Ever since 9-11, I realized the utmost respect for our First Responders! They serve & protect us every day in our own backyards! When I found out my friend Suzanna was Race Director of this new race, I was in!
D was at Honeymoon Island doing ... Read more
On Saturday afternoon, I went to TriRock Clearwater Triathlon Packet Pickup. I came home and started my Pre-Tri Prep, dress rehearsing my Transition on my living room floor. During the day, I was not feeling 100% due to a permanent condition I t... Read more