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2014 Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot

Friday, December 19, 2014      11 comments

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

In My Previous Life...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      8 comments priorities were so wrong... ...I was negative... ...I was filled with excuses... ... Read more

Too Much Negativity!

Friday, November 21, 2014      6 comments

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

2014 Inaugural Honeymoon Half!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014      12 comments

Race Site Dawn at Honeymoon Island, Dunedin, FL, D & I support a lot of our local races! Our BFF, Suzanne, created this new race and caused a lot of excitement because ... Read more

Inaugural East Lake Fire Rescue 5K

Friday, November 14, 2014      14 comments

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

"What Doesn't Kill You ..."

Monday, November 10, 2014      10 comments

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

2014 Longleaf Triathlon

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      10 comments

Whoa! I'm behind in my race reports! Well, I'm finally going to catch up! emoticon Read more

Stop Wasting Your Time...

Thursday, October 23, 2014      17 comments

...on what was! You can even turn THAT into an excuse! Nobody wants to hear negative! FOCUS! AND always look for ways to improve! Read more

My 4th SparkVersary!

Friday, October 17, 2014      13 comments

After 57 pounds, 53 5Ks, 3 10Ks, 1 10Miler, 8 Half Marathons, 2 Duathlons & 7 Triathlons, I AM A WINNER ON THIS AMAZING RACE! Yeah, I stole that from CBS's Amazing Rac... Read more

Speaking from the Heart!

Wednesday, October 15, 2014      11 comments

Tonight I did my Wednesday Night Run Club! At the after-run social, I spoke with a 24 year old young lady! I knew she had broken up with one of the premier runners in our area. In her own right, she was an age group podium athlete. We had done... Read more


Monday, October 06, 2014      11 comments

Lately, I'd "acquired" a few nicks and bruises. So, I've had to focus on everything I could to insure the healing process once again. We're always faced with the challenge of patience. I especially recognized it when I started this journey... Read more

2014 Hooters DBL Duathlon

Sunday, October 05, 2014      9 comments

On MONDAY, Sep 22 I did the Hooters DBL (Du it Before Lunch) Duathlon! A local Race Director & close friend came up with an idea and went for it. Have a Duathlon on a Monday and see who shows up! Over 100 athletes showed up at 6:00am at Ft DeSot... Read more

2014 Thin Mint Sprint

Monday, September 29, 2014      16 comments

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Become a Runner? at 60?

Friday, September 26, 2014      12 comments

2012 Tampa Bay AIDS Walk 5K 2012 Santa's Twilight 5K 2013 Gasparilla Too Good for Drugs Ki... Read more

2014 Miles for Men Prostate Cancer Awareness Race

Monday, September 22, 2014      12 comments

Since 2008, I've been the proud recipient of 3 biopsies! I will add here that all were benign. Because of this history, I've become keenly aware of prostate cancer and support awareness. Read more

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