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Just being honest here.....

Tuesday, August 02, 2011      58 comments

Im not going to pull the wool over anyones eyes, I have ALOT of anxiety over my marathon. There is alot riding on it. For example, this race is being run in my hometown. Im originally from the Rochester NY area. I havent seen my family back home... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Why do I want to run the marathon?

Monday, August 01, 2011      45 comments

What the marathon means to me… Sometimes to succeed, you have to define why you are doing what you are doing. For me, finishing the marathon represents a rite of passage. Crossing the finish line is a transition into a new life. I will be... Read more

Week 6 marathon training countdown..

Saturday, July 30, 2011      30 comments

my training has been inconsistent at best. Between some long shifts at the mine and the heat that we have had, it has been some tough going. inspite of the difficulties, there have been some real improvements. I ran a 13.1 mile long ru... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts What has worked for me so far.. 7 lessons from the battlefront.

Thursday, July 21, 2011      227 comments

What has worked for me so far, lessons learned and tips. One of the most important things I have ever done was journaling, especially toward the beginning of my journey. I have changed so much from the person that I used to be that I have ... Read more

Week 9, Marathon countdown summary....

Thursday, July 14, 2011      14 comments

Here is my week in review... its a little late seeing as how i am almost through with week 8 but i have been insane busy and have not been on much at all. Sunday - Insane 61 mile ride on the cycle 5 hrs 13 minutes.. Monday Rest Tues Li... Read more

Major fitness milestone..

Monday, July 04, 2011      41 comments

While on vacation over this weekend, my eating was really good. I was focused on eating right and went for a 10K run Saturday as more of an insurance policy against any dietary boo boos but over all I did really well. The big accomplishment... Read more

Week 10. Marathon countdown...

Wednesday, June 29, 2011      18 comments

Generally I blog what ever tickles my fancy or I share some big event, venting or whatever. Right now, I am dedicating the next 10 weeks to my marathon countdown. it is 10 weeks until I begin race taper and I wanted to chronicle my marathon jour... Read more

been AWOL for a little bit, here is whats been happening in pictures....

Thursday, June 23, 2011      48 comments

Got my shadow box from the Green bay Half Marathon... NICE!! Got a cool Fathers Day message on the whiteboard in my office Read more

Had a great long run...

Wednesday, June 15, 2011      35 comments

620AM - Feeling a little uneasy about what lies ahead Gorgeous Sunrise on Lake Superior! Pictur... Read more

Dreading my long run, pushing through the doubt.

Monday, June 13, 2011      23 comments

YOU KNOW YOU'RE A RUNNER WHEN YOU BUY HAMMER PRODUCTS IN BULK! I feel a certain sense of dread about my long run tomorrow. I only have about 9 more opportunities to ge... Read more

Turning It Up A Notch..

Friday, June 10, 2011      22 comments

I sat down and began to start calculating my weekends and figuring out how many opportunities i have to do long runs for my Marathon training. By long runs, i mean runs whe... Read more

My first client... My wife :)

Friday, June 03, 2011      41 comments

I have had to deal with some issues that have left me realizing I have been very selfish, self-absorbed, and over focused. I have been so wrapped up in my own little world that I never realized that my wife was really wanting a training partner.... Read more

Lessons learned from my 20 mile long run...Technical stuff

Monday, May 30, 2011      37 comments

Not a particularly inspirational blog but one of a more practical nature for those looking to glean a little helpful info for a better long run. This will be of absolutely no interest to non-runners or experienced runners for that matter. I... Read more

28.5 mile cycle ride, not bad for first time in over a year...

Thursday, May 26, 2011      40 comments

I had to share this one, i saw this at a local restaurant and thought it was cute.... Read more

Cellcom Marathon Video (video blog)

Thursday, May 19, 2011      63 comments

This is a video I made of this incredible event. this was a 5 star event in my book. Im going again!!! This race almost didnt happen due to alot of problems i had with injury and illness but I stuck it out. I am so glad i did.... Read more


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