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See this image larger"So I evaluated Saturday's 15K train wreck, took the lessons learned, acted on it, and made it a positive! I'm ready to rock again! BAM!See this image largeris up early, going to breakfast with Sis, then Chaperoning All Middle School Chorus Evaluations for Gianna & her Girls Ensamble.See this image largerHung out with Sis at Pass-a-Grille in St Pete Beach just chillin then dinner with D & our Run Friends! Just another Floriday! ;-)See this image largerToday, a 5K, a 2nd in Age Group, & a Race Personal Best thanks to the guidance of my coach!See this image larger"Today, a 5K, a 2nd in Age Group, & a Race Personal Best thanks to the guidance of my coach!" (1 comments)See this image larger"So! Over the last 2 days..1 Personal Best 5K, an Inaugural Skyway Bridge 10K , and a 5K on the Innisbrook Copperhead Golf Course! Too Much Fun!(1 comments)See this image largerI ran a Personal Best 5K on Saturday, a 10K "lil" Skyway Bridge 10K Sunday Morn, then, later, I ran a 5K at Innisbrook Copperhead Golf Course where Tiger is playing this week! Just Another Day in Paradise!(1 comments)See this image largerYes, I got my earned medal at 2017 Marine Corps Medal. I'm proud of my accomplishment. But I was given this handcrafted gift from a local artist and close friend! #priceless #anythingspossibleSee this image largerLove volunteering at races, being a cheerleader, and encouraging first timers! I challenge everyone to get involved! #motivate #inspireSee this image larger"You volunteer and encourage first time 5K'ers so they run tomorrow! It don't get better than that!" #payitforwardSee this image largerI was inspired by CAROLINAGIRL69 this morning!" That's what SparkFriends are for!" πŸ’›See this image largeris warming up for the Leprechaun Challenge (10K - 5K-1Mile) on Saturday! Fun Time! ;-) (1 comments)See this image largerYou Need to Be Healthy to Help The Ones You Love! In Order to Get There, Don't Let Anyone Get In Your Way!(1 comments)See this image largertook it easy and tried not to spend too much time on my feet. Tomorrow's Race Day! ;-)(1 comments)See this image largerGreat Leprechaun Challenge Owned, Great Evening with partying with my teammates but Sunday was a winner with the Family and ended like this! #blessed #pricelessSee this image largerhas his first Tri Bike ready for sale! (2013 TriRock Clearwater Triathlon!)See this image largerhad a great night at Safety Harbor Run Club Last Night! Tonight, An EZ Run With Dunedin Run Club!See this image largerhad a great night at Safety Harbor Run Club Last Night! Tonight, An EZ Run With Dunedin Run Club!See this image largerBack Together Again with My Fave Run Partner at Last Night's Run Club! We have already booked a 10K Trail Run & Half Marathon!See this image larger"With a Tri Teammate, We attended March for Our Lives in St Petersburg! Righteous!"See this image largerSunset at Treasure Island, FL last night! At Day's End, I'm Satisfied in Making It Count on the Journey!See this image largerThis is how my Tri Team and I ended our day. Sunsets never get old in Tampa Bay!See this image largerA select Few Tri Teammates & I decided to do the 30 MS Cycle Ride and have fun! Wine was involved! ,-)(1 comments)See this image largerA select Few Tri Teammates & I decided to do the 30 MS Cycle Ride and have fun! Wine was involved! ,-)Β See this image largerHappy Easter! Don't Hate. I biked 30 miles yesterday! Gonna have to embrace run mileage this week! #ithadmeatpeepSee this image largerI Blame it on the Peeps! Damage Control!(1 comments)See this image largerreceived a new Tri Kit From His Coach, who trained him to finish the Marine Corps Marathon! This is special!See this image largerbecame refreshed with open water swim, asisting at Triathlon Camp today!(1 comments)See this image largervisited Highlander Crossfit today, co-owned by a SparkFriend I've known since I started SparkPeople over 7 years ago! I inspired her now she's inspiring me! Time to "Get Some!"(2 comments)See this image largeris returning to DC this year to do the Navy-Air Force Half Marathon with the Ladies who supported me at Marine Corps Marathon! Hope to see DC area SparkFriends come out and run!(1 comments)See this image largerI'm returning to DC this year to do the Navy-Air Force Half Marathon with the Ladies who supported me at Marine Corps Marathon! Hope to see DC Metro SparkFriends come out and join us! This one is not about PRs or PBs. We going to celebrate life! The min pace is 15 minute miles. Realistically, I'll set a pace around 13 and change. You won't feel it! I also have a 15% discount code! msg me. ;-)See this image largeris stunned! "I join my friends who supported me. Now I feel the need to help my sister in another event TBD. The drama continues!See this image largeris stunned! "I join my friends who supported me. Now I feel the need to help my sister in another race! There's a link of irony! The drama continues!See this image largerDid Escape to Ft DeSoto Triathlon Packet Pickup in Tampa today! We moved everything to Clearwater for Tomorrow's last chance before Race Day! My GMC Terrain WILL rock a Tri! ;-)See this image largerDid Escape to Ft DeSoto Triathlon Packet Pickup in Tampa today! We moved everything to Clearwater for Tomorrow's last chance before Race Day! My GMC Terrain WILL rock a Tri! ;-)(1 comments)See this image largerfinished Escape to Ft DeSoto Triathlon Packet Pickup in Clearwater! Now We Race in the Morning! YES!(2 comments)See this image largerdid Escape from Ft DeSoto Triathlon with Team VIP Warriors!(3 comments)See this image larger"Rajesh come to me at the finish of Escape from Ft DeSoto Tri to thank me for supporting him on his first Triathlon. THAT meant so much more than the medal around my neck!See this image larger "Rajesh came to me at the Escape from Ft DeSoto Tri end to thank me for supporting him on his first Triathlon. THAT meant so much more than any medal around my neck!"(1 comments)See this image largerhas embraced The Y as his Official Training HQ! Triathlon Training has just taken a higher level! #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquit(2 comments)See this image largerdecided at 5:45am to run a race of a good cause. Signed up at race site and found part of my run family there! Destiny!See this image largercommitted to that great cause run and ended up running with longtime run buddies, Jen! Karma!See this image largerhad "Roo" checked over, saddle adjusted, and now ready for St Anthony's Triathlon in St Petersburg on Sunday!See this image largerSee this image largerbrought his new Giant Defy Advanced 2 Road Bike Home Yesterday! Yum!See this image largerhad Pre- St Anthony's Triathlon Dinner with his Super Incredible Teammates! It's almost GO TIME!See this image largerhad Pre- St Anthony's Triathlon Dinner with his Super Incredible Teammates! It's almost GO TIME!See this image larger"St Anthony's Triathlon meant bling today! 3rd Place Grandmaster's Relay!See this image largerSt Anthony's Triathlon, St Peterburg, FL! Grandmasters Coed Relay 3rd Place! SMS Rockstars! My Team, OMT-Outspokin Multisport Team, won the top team at this Southeast Regional Triathlon Championship! #67yearsyoung #believethat #blessedSee this image larger"Yes, we are started celebrating Our Team, OMT-Outspokin Multisport Team, winning the USA Trathlon Southeast Regional Championship!"See this image larger "Yes, we started celebrating Our Team, OMT-Outspokin Multisport Team, winning the USA Triathlon Southeast Regional Championship!" #believeit(2 comments)See this image larger"And with The Title, winning the USA Triathlon Southeast Regional Team Championship, comes the BLING!"See this image larger"And with The Title, Winning the USA Triathlon Southeast Regional Club Championship, comes the BLING!"See this image largerEmbrace the Intrinsic Values of All You Do and Realize the Joys of Life! ;-) #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquit #67yroldbadazz #believeitSee this image larger"On my way to rack my bike Pre-Tri on Saturday & my teammate/lurker decides it a perfect photo! She cray cray & I love her! #funlife See this image larger"Spent the day at The Outlets with this Young Lady! She was too comfy spending her inheritance!" πŸ˜‹See this image larger"Spent the day at The Outlets with this Young Lady! The Birthday Girl was too comfy spending her inheritance!" πŸ˜‹(1 comments)See this image largeris getting excited. Dinner with Tri Team Members to discuss Ironman North Carolina 70.3 Road Trip! Woo Hoo!(1 comments)See this image larger"Attended Gianna's Spring Concert! Her Chorus crushed it! So proud!"See this image largerBefore at 55 years old. After, I will be 68 on May 25! Yesterday, I celebrated 7 Years of Maintaining! This Sunday, I will do my 17th Triathlon since I became a Triathlete at 63 years old! I'm a Cancer Survivor, a Disabled Veteran and a Marathoner! No Excuses! Never Quit!See this image largerBefore at 55 years old. After, I will be 68 on May 25! Yesterday, I celebrated 7 Years Maintaining! No Excuses! Never Quit! Believe It!(1 comments)See this image largerRan my first race with Anna Hamilton Field, a wonderful local artist! She asked me to train her to a sub 30:00 5K before Nov.. We gonna make it happen! ;-)(1 comments)See this image larger"Followed up yesterday's 5K with this!"See this image largerSo after Saturday's 5K race, this was my Sunday recovery day! Γ°ΕΈΛœβ€š(2 comments)See this image larger"Still shamelessly basking in the afterglow of my ? Km,xx,,See this image largerPrivileged to MC the Honor Our Heroes Memorial Run for the 3rd year!(2 comments)See this image largerMC'ed the Honor Our Heroes Memorial Run to Support My Brother & Sister Disabled Veterans so They Can Do Endurance Races! #stillserving #neverquitSee this image larger"Gianna & I making good times in Ybor City!"See this image larger"Yes, I did my 4 mile Training Run by the Beach today! Yes, I did reward myself with a scoop of Pistachio! That's how we roll in Paradise!" #7yearsmaintainingSee this image larger"Got up at 4:45am to work a special Swim/Run event and support my Teammates!"See this image largerNational Running Day Race Discounts are on! Jan 2012, I ran my first Half, St Pete RocknRoll! Just signed up for Savannah RnR Half for $60! This will be my 19th Half at 68! Never Quit!See this image largerjust added new Half Marathons to 2018 schedule! It will be 20 Halfs since Jan 2012! Never Quit!See this image largerRunning a Sunset 5K Race this evening on Madeira Beach! Living in Paradise! ;-)"(2 comments)See this image largersurvived my Sunset at Sand Key 5K on the beach! Ya gotta have fun on your run no matter what! See this image larger"Took my new Giant Deny Advanced 2 out for her first 28 mile ride yesterday! Sweet Ride!"See this image larger"Took my new Giant Deny Advanced 2 out for her first 28 mile ride yesterday! Sweet Ride!"(1 comments)See this image larger"Had a Glorious Open Water Swim at Clearwter Beach with a "Few of My Friends!" πŸ˜‰See this image larger"Had a Glorious Open Water Swim Last Night at Clearwater Beach with a "Few of My Friends!" πŸ˜‰See this image larger"Putting more time into Open Water Swimming! Clearwater Beach Tonight! Yes!"(3 comments)See this image larger"Good Times in Paradise! The Gulf is My Training Pool!" πŸ˜‰See this image larger"Getting ready for a run/swim triathlon training block at Cleareater Beach tomorrow Morning. Ah, living in Paradise!"See this image largerLoving my Open Water Swim at Clearwater Beach this morning! Paradise is my Training Site!See this image largerSpent Quality Time at Clearwater Y today! Starting to love this place!See this image largerJason (33) takes 3rd AG, I (68) take 2nd AG at Kiwanis Midnight Run! Wolves who run are ageless! #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquit #enjoylifeSee this image largerJason (33) takes 3rd AG, I (68) take 2nd AG at Kiwanis Midnight Run! Wolves who run are ageless! #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquit #enjoylifeSee this image larger"Podium Dwellers at the Kiwanis Midnight Run in Dunedin, FL!"See this image largerJust received an "unofficial photo" of my Age Group 2nd Place Award from The Kiwanis Midnight Run! (July 4, 1:30am) 68 and still competing!See this image largerSo much fun, running a race on the beach! ... and the post party rocked!See this image larger"Still Happy About My Unexpected Age Group 2nd Place at Kiwanis Midnight Run!" ;-)(1 comments)See this image largerYou've Got to Move! Work It Off! Γ°ΕΈΛœβ€° #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquitSee this image larger"Refreshing 1 Mile Open Water Swim in The Gulf of Mexico With My Tri Krewe!" πŸ˜‰See this image larger"Gettin' Roo ready to rock a mock triathlon tomorrow morning!" #Great2BAliveSee this image largerNailed the Mock Tri (think dress rehearsal) for next week's Top Gun Triathlon. Demo'ed Dolphin Diving and helped others with their stroke during Swim Training! Γ°ΕΈΛœβ€°#sharingknowledge (1 comments)See this image larger"Hangin' Out After Crushing Our Mock Triathlon! Next Week the Real Deal, Top Gun Triathlon!"(1 comments)See this image largerSwam with my Tri Team in the Gulf at Clearwater Beach last night! That's how we roll in Paradise!See this image largerhad a Great Swim on Tuesday & a Smart Run on Wednesday! It's the Team with me who make it Great!See this image largerKnow the "friends around you! They should support you and not try to steal your dreams! I have nothing but Warriors & Winners around me! I cannot fail! #positivewavesSee this image largeris ready to rock Top Gun Triathlon (#18) & Celebrate his 5th Anniversary as a Triathlete!(2 comments)See this image larger"We Left it all out there at Top Gun Triathlon Today! Team Swamp Juice Went Public!"See this image larger"Our Relay Team Came in 4th at Top Gun Triathlon! If You Can't Have Fun, Why Bother! Best Triathlon Teammates Ever!" See this image largerSaturday, at 68 years old, I celebrated my 5th Anniversary as a Triathlete in the Top Gun Triathlon! Embrace Challenge and Your Dreams Can Come True!See this image largerhad a great Gulf swim last night with his Triathlon Team! See this image larger"Getting Ready for a Long Ride (30+ miles) on Suncoast Trail in the Morning!"See this image largerowned 30 miles on the glorious Suncoast Trail with his Teammates! "Gettin' ready for Ironman North Carolina in October!"See this image largeris ready to run Madeira Beach tonight!See this image largersecured 2nd in Age Group, Madeira Beach Sunset 5K Series, (slowest time of 3 races) despite a sore glute! See this image larger"Ready for Open Water Swim at Clearwater Beach This Evening!See this image largerSaw a Special Screening of "We Are Triathletes" last night with "a few" of my Teammates! We train, we race, we party as one!"See this image largerWent to Rainbow River with "A Few Friends" for a lil' 3 Mile Swim!(1 comments)See this image largerI embraced my limitations yesterday and attempted a 3 mile river swim. I focused on my words I say to all who embrace challenge. I used a photo of my Granddaughter doing her first 400 meter run at 6 years old! #noexcusesSee this image larger"Surround yourself with Winners and Positive Waves!"See this image larger"Goin' Back for Another Open Water Swim in the Gulf at Clearwater Beach This Evening!"See this image larger"Had the best half mile open water swim ever at Clearwater Beach last night!" "Coach Leo was proud!"See this image largerJust installed a new saddle on my Giant Defy Advanced 2 road bike for a "token" AUDEX 200K ride! πŸ˜‰ #neverquit #noexcusesSee this image larger"Recovery Days are Good .. Especially When You have a Weekend of Swimming and Biking Coming Up! πŸ˜‰ See this image largeris stoked for tomorrow's swim at Clearwater Beach in the morning!See this image largeris stoked for tomorrow's swim at Clearwater Beach in the morning!See this image largerGator Bait Relay Team, 2018 Ironman North Carolina, at Outspokin Triathlon Team Training Party! #neverquitSee this image larger"The Triathlon Team that Plays Together..."See this image largerRain or Shine, Coach Leo will always be waiting for the team to Open Water Swim.Red Flags sailed so we partied instead!! πŸ˜‰See this image larger"Chill Day, working to get Tera, my Road Bike" ready for Saturday's Century ride!"See this image larger"Completed 73 miles of the 133 mile bike ride. I got an education and am going back to complete that ride!" #neverquit(1 comments)See this image largerArrived in Wash DC on Tuesday, visited National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial to honor Workmates lost. Dedicating my Navy - Air Force Half Marathon on Sunday to Them.(2 comments)See this image largerCompleted Half Marathon #17 Navy - Air Force 13.1 with my peeps who supported me at 2017 Marine Corps Marathon! My Sis cheered us on! Glorious Day!See this image largerReturning Home Today From Washington DC After a Great Run With Dear Friends!See this image largerReturned to my Home, the Gulf Coast of Florida, after a week in my former home, Arlingon, VA! #BackInParadiseSee this image largerYes, I did bring Bling home from my 17th Half Marathon!(1 comments)See this image largerTook my Road Bike to Team HQ for a Tune Up! Hung with my Teammates & Run Coach and had fun!See this image larger"Rode Pinellas Trail Through St Petersburg Today! Eleveated Education in Gearing and Owning Bridges! This Bad Boy Got Me There!" πŸ˜‰See this image larger "Rode Pinellas Trail Through St Petersburg Today! Elevated Education in Gearing and Owning Bridges! This Bad Boy Got Me There!" πŸ˜‰See this image largerAfter a Glorious Weekend of Working and Playing, Monday was a Recovery Day! πŸ˜‰See this image largerHad the best Strength Training Session at the Y with My Training Partner! She wore me out! Gonna do 2 a week now!See this image largerRecovery Day after working Lycra and Lace Women's Triathlon! Best Cabana Boy Ever 5 years running and my Training Partner podiumed Second!See this image largerhad an incredible Strength Training Session with my Teammate/Training Partner, "the podium dweller!" Get Yourself a Partner to Workout With! πŸ˜‰ See this image largerhad brunch with his Triathlon Krewe headed to New Orleans on Friday. Finalized the Road Trip logistics! Woo Hoo! πŸ˜‰ See this image largeris Tapering but had a great Strength Training Day with His Teammate! Ironman 70.3 NOLA is 4 Days Away!See this image larger4 Day Until My 1st Ironman 70.3 Experience in My Original Hometown! 68 years old,and I never imagined this!See this image largerOh, forgot to mentioned, had my 1st Ironman experience in my hometown at 68 years young! Crossed the finish line with my Training Partner, a baby beast at 58! #noexcuses #neverquit(3 comments)See this image largerPOLKADOT7 At your request! You reach your goal weight! Celebrate! Then continue to maintain a healthy lifestyle and never look back! Maintaining 7.5 Years Strong! Γ°ΕΈΛœβ€° #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquit #enjoylife See this image largerOwned Savannah RocknRoll Half, My 19th after My 1st at 61! (St Pete RocknRoll Half, Jan, 2012)(1 comments)See this image largercelebrated Swim Clearwater Member End of Season Party last night!See this image largerAs a Veteran, I decided to serve and volunteer at a local Veterans Day Race this beautifulSunday! #stillserving #stillstanding #payitforwardSee this image largerAs a Veteran, I decided to serve and volunteer at a local Veterans Day Race this beautifulSunday! #stillserving #stillstanding #payitforward(3 comments)See this image largerAfter doing a 5K yesterday, I did my 20th Half Marathon, completing the Dolphin Double Challenge at the St Pete RunFest. 68 is just a number! #makeithappen #believeitSee this image largerLove My Strength Training! Wanna Plank? 68 years Strong!#noexcuses #neverquit(2 comments)See this image largerHappy Thanksgiving! A Very Organic Table for My Granddaughter! πŸ˜‰ #sheloveditSee this image largerMy 2018 End-of-Year Holiday Party Outspokin Tri Team Photo!See this image largerCrushed My Strength Training Today .. Before It Crushed Me! πŸ˜‰See this image largerLove My Strength Training! #TheYRocksSee this image largerLove My Strength Training! #TheYRocksSee this image larger"Today, I had to edit my SparkFriends list. I can help but feel sad."See this image larger"Today, I had to edit my SparkFriends list. I can't help but feel sad."(1 comments)See this image largerLoving My Weekly Strength Training Sessions! #staystrong #neverquit #7.5yrsMaintainingSee this image larger"I Will Never Rest on What I've Accomplished! I Will Focus On Getting Better Today!" πŸ˜‰ Β (1 comments)See this image largerThis Precor StretchTrainer gives me a solid post workout stretch! Every gym should have them! #MyYRocksSee this image largerhad a glorious upper body workout today! Ready for anything!See this image larger"Not playing a giant slot machine! Workin' a 'landmine exercise!' #strengthtrainingSee this image largerLove Lighting the House Up for the Holidays!(1 comments)See this image larger"Dear Friends. Have a Peaceful Christmas Eve!"(1 comments)See this image larger "Dear Friends. Have a Peaceful Christmas Eve!"(1 comments)See this image largerMakeup Strength Training for Christmas Day!See this image larger"Feeling Wonderful about My Solid Routines! #strongerSee this image larger 'Yes! Squats on a Bosu with a Weighted Bar!" "Regaining Balance at SixtyFrigginEight" #noexcuses #neverquit(1 comments)See this image largerPull Rope for 30 seconds at a solid resistance with 30 second breaks ... 3 sets. Easy! NOT! 😳 #loveahardorkoutSee this image largerPull Rope for 30 seconds at a solid resistance with 30 second breaks ... 3 sets. Easy! NOT! 😳 #loveahardworkoutΒ Β 1 minute ago(2 comments)See this image largerCalled to Be a Lead Runner Biker for a Local Half Marathon. Biked 18 miles, perfect for my Chilly Willy Duathlon Next Week! πŸ˜‰(2 comments)See this image largerHad a bad swim today with a Positive lesson! I'll blog it out! πŸ˜‰(1 comments)See this image largerGreat Strength Training Today Followed by a Focused Swim!(1 comments)See this image largerYes, Did Another Time Trial Swim! Need Daily Swim Time Now!See this image largerSpent Saturday Evening at the Annual Belleair Sunset 5K, a Great Local Race! Happy Posting a Great Time! πŸ˜‰See this image largerBack to Swim City! Compiling the time needed to own my share of the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse! Stay tuned! #itsaboutthetraining(1 comments)See this image largerStrength Training Day followed by shadowing a very special class! More to come ..See this image largerGreat Stregth Training Session Yesterday! I "feel" it today! πŸ˜‰See this image largerJust added another Certification to my arsenal towards my Latest Goal .. stay tuned! #CPRAEDFirstAidCert(1 comments)See this image larger"Supported My Good Friend, Teammate, & Amazing Coach Kim in her new Fitness Center preview, Mission Fitness in Downtown St Pete!"See this image largerJoined Guitar Hour at The Y! #enjoylife(1 comments)See this image largerSpent Sunday Morning at Tampa Sports Academy with 2 of the Best Coaches in the Area for a 90 Minute Workout! #AWESOMESee this image largerA reminder to the doubters. Oh, and if you workout, this 64 ozs becomes easy! Γ°ΕΈΛœβ€° #staystrong #neverquit #enjoylifeSee this image largerStrength Training then Coached Livestrong at The Y! Result? 68 yr old screaming quads! Can't wait for my next workout! πŸ˜‰#neverquitSee this image largerTuesday Night Meet & Great to kick off the 2019 Swim Season!See this image largerFriday Strength Training (Upper Body)! Pullin' Rope! #killersets #neverquitSee this image largerYou do the work, You win Your Life! πŸ˜‰ #spidermanplank(1 comments)See this image larger "Did My Personal Worse Races This Weekend! Had The Best Time Ever! Enjoy Life Whatever The Outcome! 😁 My Training Partner & I, both injured proved we could cross the finish lines with Bloody Marys!"(3 comments)See this image largerMy Training Partner & I (both injured), nailed Personal Worse races! (15K &8K Challenge) We also proved you could cross the finish line & not spill Bloody Marys! #enjoylifeSee this image larger"Followed Up Last Week's Injured Runs With a Solid Finish at WOB Westchase 5K!" #neverquitSee this image larger"Post Race Rowdy Tri Friends!" THIS is a part of my Krewe!" Surround Yourself With Winners!"See this image larger"My Strength Training Always Ends With Balance Work!" #surfingwiththealiensSee this image larger"One of My Favorite Happy Places!" #feelingood(1 comments)See this image largerA Beautiful Day for a 1.2 or 2.4 mile swim off Sand Key Beach! #welivehere -noregretsSee this image largerMaking Every Day Count! πŸ˜‰See this image larger"It's Official! I am now a Certified Livestrong Instructor AND Strength & Conditioning Instructor at The Y!"See this image largerIf You Know My Story, You Know My Dreams! You Can Make Them Reality! Γ°ΕΈΛœβ€° #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquit #enjoylife(1 comments)See this image largerSweat Day!See this image largerTesting Day for Our Livestrong Members! My Co-Instructor Lisa, a 3 Time Boston Marathoner.See this image largerGraduated my first Livestrong at the Y Class. Instructors on their knees! πŸ˜‰(1 comments)See this image largerSo "The Associates" decided to go out and play on the beach, do The Escape from Ft De Soto Triathlon, then help breakdown the Race Site! πŸ˜‰See this image larger"Great Run Last Night With Safety Harbor Athletric Club & These Two Crazy Friends!"See this image largerGetting Ready to Do 1/2 mile Weekly Open Water Swim at Clearwater Beach! πŸ˜‰ #staystrong #neverquit #enjoylifeSee this image larger "My Y Masters Swim Members at Open Water Swim Last Night!" #makeitfunSee this image larger"Band of Gypsy Triathletes! Pre St Anthony's Triathlon Last Supper & Choir Practice! #omt #lafamilia"(1 comments)See this image larger2019 St Anthony's Triathlon, St Petersburg, FL. Mixed Grandmasters Relay, Third Place! 3rd Year in a Row! A Couple of 50 year old Wonder Women and an old man (68)! We Will Rock You! #noexcusesSee this image larger"2019 St Anthony's Triathlon, St Petersburg, FL. Mixed Grandmasters Relay, Third Place! 3rd Year in a Row! A Couple of 50 year old Wonder Women and an old man (68)!" #noexcusesSee this image largerSo a few of my friends & I decided to do the 2019 St Anthony's Triathlon in St Petersburg, FL ...See this image larger"So a few of my friends & I decided to do the 2019 St Anthony's Triathlon in St Petersburg, FL ...."(2 comments)See this image largerLast Night's Run Club Was Hot .. and a Blast!See this image largerI had forgotten today was my 8 year maintenance anniversary. I'll be 69 on May 25 and a Triathlete forever! 'Can't' is not a word! #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquit #enjoylifeSee this image largerI cross this Rotary Dunedin Triathlon Finish Line tomorrow! My 23rd since July 2013! πŸ˜‰(1 comments)See this image largerFinished The Rotary Dunedin Triathlon, #23, with my YMCA Sisters! #survivedSee this image largerFinished The Rotary Dunedin Triathlon, #23, with my YMCA Sisters! #survived 1 minute agoSee this image larger"Embrace Recovery, Evaluated My Race, and Freestyling My Training for the Next Two Weeks! (I have 2 5Ks & a 10K Bridge Run Next weekend!)"See this image larger "Got beat up by the Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K this morn. So, I'm celebrating survival! Kayte gave me my medal for the 2nd year in a row!"(1 comments)See this image largerhad fun at Gasparilla Distance Classic Packet Pickup with Teammates!See this image largerran a last pickup before the Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K this morning then joined Forza Fit for a great bike workout! That's how we roll in Paradise! ;-)See this image larger2018 Great West Chase Forza Fit PreRace Warmup!See this image larger"Just did a warmup mile with 5x.30 strides then 3.5 miles at 10K speed with 4x.30 strides! Wah Wah Wah!"(1 comments)See this image larger"Experienced Hurricane Force Winds (again) at the Museum of Science & Industry today!" ;-)Β (1 comments)See this image larger"Had a rough night due to a stomach issue, survived, & attended tonight's Cirque Du Soleil Volta performance! Awesome!(3 comments)See this image larger"My road bike is in the spa prep for a trade in! Took my Tri Bike out just to loosen up, and getting ready to do "bridge" work with my coach! Yeah, I border on masochistic!" ;-PSee this image largerListen to what you are saying! #noexcuses #neverquit #positivewavesSee this image largerSee this image larger "Today I got my first road bike I used at 2013 TriRock Clearwater returned after loaning it out for a year! Karma!See this image largerReppin' NOLA during my run this morning. Mardi Gras festivities star Sunday in Dunedin, FL! Largest Celebration in Florida! ;-)See this image largerSpent the Day at Gianna's school, selling flowers for Valentine's Day! Love to make school fun for the kids!See this image larger"My Coach did the BDR 10K this past Saturday. I did the Half! When she finished, she came out and ran the last mile of my half with me! THAT'S a Coach!"See this image largertook his "Roo" to Team HQ for a new set of tubes! This ain't no ordinary "tricycle!" ;-)See this image largeris focused on getting stronger for the Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K! ( My dear friend, Kayte, gave me my medal last year!)See this image largerRecovery walked & shopped with the Family. Quality time with my Baby Girl!(4 comments)See this image largerHere's how I started this morning, with my training family!(1 comments)See this image largerHit BDR 13.1 Packet Pickup and took a moment to focus on this. I've rung it before...(1 comments)See this image largerSunday, I did my first Duathlon of the year! Crushed It! 2018 is going to lead to Ironman North Carolina 70.3 in October! (I turn 68 in May!) #neverquitSee this image larger"Had Fun at Chilly Willy Duathlon with Teammate, Team Coach, & Elite Triathlete, Monika! She guided me to my present Coach, RosaLaura!"See this image largerSurround Yourself with People Who Will Support You, Challenge You, Love You, and are Positive for You! This is the core of my people, La Familia!See this image larger"It was only my fastest Duathlon to date!" (1 comments)See this image largerEmbrace Patience! I wasted years in a unhealthy state! It only took me two years to regain those years! Stay strong, no excuses, and never quit!See this image larger#truth(2 comments)See this image largeris embracing Recovery Day, the AFC/NFC Championships, & homemade "Gentilly Gumbo!"(1 comments)See this image largerwent to Team HQ, picked up my Tri Bike after a tune up & ran into my Coach! Love This Wonder Woman!See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerMedal Already Racked! I'm embracing my 15th Half Marathon Finish. Defeated a lot of demons trying to stop me from toeing the Starting Line but I won! PR will have to wait until Best Damn Race Half on Feb 3!(2 comments)See this image larger"Crushed My 5.3 Mile Tempo Run at 5K Race Speed! Was suppose to be slower! Ooops." #hitechdailyrunplan πŸ˜›See this image largeris focused on St Pete Beach Classic Half Marathon Taper Week! Hydration & Nutrition are the Key Factors! Woo Hoo!(1 comments)See this image largerwent out for a nice recovery run with 3x.30 sprints. Now off with the family to see Pitch Perfect 3! Woo Hoo!See this image larger" Yes, I signed up again for the lil' 13.1 in Nebraska! "Cept this time, I'm gonna finish faster!" ;-)(3 comments)See this image largerInspired by My Forza Fit Teammates this morning, I ran a great paced 8.25 mile warmup to next week's St Pete Beach Classic 13.1! ;-) #noexcuses #neverquitSee this image largerGot Soup? Just made Chicken Tortilla Soup with Fresh Ingredients! #batchcookingSee this image largerdid 7 glorious miles of 2x1600 & 3x800 tempo fun. Garmin challenged, I used my 920XT lap button right! #proudcoach(2 comments)See this image largerran a recovery 3 miles on a brisk Floriday morning!(1 comments)See this image largerhad a great night doing hill sprints with his Forza Fit Teammates! (1 comments)See this image largeris going to make 2018 a Personal Best! Age is NOT a Factor! Keep up with me, Kids! I see Ironman North Carolina in Oct 2018! ;-)(1 comments)See this image largerCrushed 5.75 with 2Γ—2400m @ 9:00 pace & 3x400m @ 8:00pace. Glad I have my new Christmas Garmin! ;-)(1 comments)See this image largerTook a Christmas Eve Walk in Downtown Dunedin, FL & Look Who I Found! "Merry Christmas, Everyone!"See this image largerTis the Season! Why Two? There are actually Three! My answer? Why Not! Normal is Boring! ;-)(2 comments)See this image largerhit training run, went Christmas Shopping, & attended PTA mtg!See this image largerhit training run, went Christmas Shopping, & attended PTA mtg! "Crushed It!"See this image larger"I found one of Santa's presents early! Oooopsie! ;-)See this image largerAttended Gianna's Holiday Chorale this evening. Very proud of my Girl! (All Smiles)See this image larger"I Truly Enjoy Seeing My SparkFriends Succeeding in Happier Lives!"See this image largerOnly the Losers! ;-) #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquit(1 comments)See this image largerRan with these Powerful North Pinellas Tribe Women then we partied with the rest of The Tribe!See this image largerWalking a runway doesn't do anything for me but anyone running or working out...See this image largeris focused on Recovery then onto Run Drills! ;-)(2 comments)See this image largerjust signed up for the St Pete Beach Classic Half Marathon in January! Why Not? I'm trained for it! ;-)(2 comments)See this image largerChillin' By The Indian River In Cocoa, Fl(1 comments)See this image largerNAILED IT!(3 comments)See this image largerjust did one last run with 5x.30 strides before Space COast Marathon Relay. "We are ready for lift off!" See this image largerIn Reflection This Morning, I Wanted to Show You My Strongest Spark! #motivationtolivehealthySee this image larger8 Mile Run! Ready to Rock the Space Coast Marathon Relay Next Sunday!See this image largerStarted my speed drills here by the beach so I could end with a slice, an Arnold Palmer, & a scoop of pistachio! Oh look, they have Pinot Grigio! #shutuplegs #forzafit #dontbehatinSee this image largeris excited that he gets to crush a Space Coast PR in less than 12 days!See this image largerran 5 miles with 3x10min sprints faster than 5k pace. I knew my Primavera Slice was waiting! #dontjudge #hatersgonnahateSee this image largerDid 11 Mile Run today with the last 2 at 5k pace then went and met 2 time XTerra World Champion Leslie Paterson & Her Hub Simon at sports psychology seminar! Just another day in Paradise!(1 comments)See this image largerA lesson proven after completing my 1st Marathon on Oct 22! Now, I train harder for my Runs & my Triathlons!See this image largerPerfection? Hardly! Reality! I tried to fool myself until I started this Journey 9 years ago!See this image largerLearn It! Love It! Live It! ;-)See this image largerBe True to Yourself!See this image larger"Safety Harbor Athletic Club surprised me with a special cake for my recent accomplishment! How can I not achieve with all my support? ❀See this image largerSafety Harbor Athletic Club surprised me with a special cake for my recent victory! How can I not achieve with all my support? ❀See this image larger"Fave Shot of the Weekend!" My Coach's Husband, Mike, and me coming to the Finish Line of my first race after Marine Corps Marathon!(2 comments)See this image largerRosa Laura, My Coach, & I representing at The Great West Chase Race Today! 1st Time Reunited Since MCM! Celebration!See this image larger"No Question! This is the medal I'm most proud of! I earned it!"(2 comments)See this image largeris not thinking right! "Let's Do It Again Next Year!"See this image largerI Envisioned It, I Trained for It, I Made It Reality! #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquitSee this image largeris reflecting on the journey!(1 comments)See this image largerYesterday at Marine Corps Marathon Mile 19! I was still a Happy Boy!(1 comments)See this image largerFinished The Marine Corps Marathon (My 1st) at 67 years young! #noexcuses #neverquitSee this image largerFinished! #RunWithTheMarines!(5 comments)See this image largerDid 5.5 miles @ 26.2 pace last eve. Suffice to say, it was heaven! Ran with 5 High School Track teams including mine, Wakefield HS. Got emotional as they talked me up like a Rock Star!(1 comments)See this image larger"All Packed! Leaving for My Mission in the Morning @ 0715hrs! #RunWithTheMarines #4days(1 comments)See this image larger"Couldn't be happier than to wear the colors of VIP Warriors at Marine Corps Marathon This Sunday!(4 comments)See this image larger"Going Out for My Final 8 Mile "Long" Run Before Next Sunday's Marine Corps Marathon! This will be my 'Reflection' Run!"(1 comments)See this image largerran a Marathon Paced 4 miles, showered, refueled, and continued adding essentials to the Staging Area! #8days #MCM #RunWithTheMarinesSee this image largerInspired by MISTRESSOHORROR, I made a seasonal meme. And should I be concerned that my Granddaughter's fave holiday is HALLOWEEN? ;-)(4 comments)See this image larger"Me & My Sis!" She is leading "The Full Monty Krewe," supporting me during the Marine Corps Marathon in 8 days! This was just published in a recent DC magazine photo story! Whaa? #RunWithTheMarines #MCM See this image larger"Me & My Sis!" She is leading "The Full Monty Krewe," supporting me during the Marine Corps Marathon in 9 days! (4 comments)See this image largergets to run his Short Training Run with His Run Club Today! Woo Hoo! #10daysSee this image largerI went out this am with high positive waves & ran 6 miles with speed drills! When I finished, I had a moment of clarity! I will accomplish my mission! #RunWithTheMarines #11daysSee this image largerI went out this morning extremely positive and did 6 miles with Speed Drills. When I finished, I thought nothing of the 6 miles I ran then had a moment of clarity! I will accomplish my mission! #RunWithTheMarines #11daysSee this image largeris embracing Positive Waves right now, all the way to the Finish Line!See this image larger"I am MCM Runner #12252!" (1 comments)See this image largeris anxiously awaiting his MCM Bib Number! #RunWithTheMarines #17days (2 comments)See this image largerdid a Lactate Tolerance 5 Miles this Morning & is Envisioning Race Day! #RunWithTheMarines #18daysSee this image largeris having a rest day and thinking about Race Day! #MCM #19days(1 comments)See this image largerI love Donald Sutherland! This is where I got my "positive waves." Oddball in "Kelly's Heroes" 1970 #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquitSee this image largerwent out at dawn and did 5 miles at Marathon Pace! Very Exciting! Ready for my 20 on Sunday! ;-)(1 comments)See this image largerYep, whipped a lil' Marathon Pace 5 miler this morn so I had no problem getting up earlier to get a cooler start! You do what it takes to cross the Finish Line! #MCM #23days #shutuplegs #noexcuses #neverquitSee this image largerI am inspired by those who make brave steps! So, this was me with my sis in 2005! We all gotta start somewhere. #staystrong #you are not alone #maximum densitySee this image largerhad a good talk with my Coach This Morning. I was blessed to be led to her. Amazing Woman! Meet Ironman RosaLaura!See this image largerDawn from my pool cage, and ready to do my 5 Mile Training Run! #MCM #RunWithTheMarines #25daysSee this image larger28 Days! Bring It!See this image largerGot my recovery run done! #29days #MCM #RunWithTheMarinesSee this image largerVictory Awaits! Do Whatever It Takes NOW! Time is Too Short! #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquitSee this image larger31 Days! #MCM #runwiththemarinesSee this image largerTrack, Log, then Double That Time in Training! #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquitSee this image larger2nd 18 Mile Training Run Done! 9 minutes faster! Could've done 8.2 more! BANG! #MCMSee this image largerThankful for all my Family & Friends in overcoming hardship and, in the process, realizing love, compassion, & support for each other! #oneloveSee this image largerI love this Community Feed! I can share the happy times of a healthy lifestyle with everyone! Life is so much better for me and I want that for all of you! Consider me your Cheerleader on this journey! Much Love! #blessed #staystrong #noexcuses #neverquit!See this image larger" Thanks, Everyone, for all my goodies, the kind words, and the amazing support! Stay Strong for a Healthy Life! Much Love!"(1 comments)See this image largerI was asked to post my quote by some SparkFriends so...See this image larger"Today's Hot Mess (after 5 miles of utter joy & hill work) brought to you by Body Glide preventing friction burn & Aloe Vera for friction burn!"(2 comments)See this image largerToday's Hot Mess of 5 miles utter joy & hill work brought to you by Body Glide preventing friction burn & Aloe Vera for friction burn!See this image largerDid not look like this at all after my 16 Mile Training Run! The Sun & Humidity came hard in those last two UGLY miles! But put those miles finished in the books! #shutuplegsSee this image larger"5 Mile Lactate Threshold Run Owned! Started at Dawn, 80 degrees! Finished at 84 degrees 80% Humidity! I Feel Good!" ;-)(2 comments)See this image largerGianna, New 6th Grader at Tarpon Springs Middle. And yes, She & I did find these cute Bib Shorts at Hollister yesterday!(4 comments)See this image largerhit 4 mile run with strides early morn! Now chillin' the rest of the day ...long run tomorrow! ;-) (1 comments)See this image largerAre You Plagued with Common Illnesses? Will You Be Able to Take Care of Your Family in The Long Run? This is Reality! It's Why I'm on this Journey for Life!See this image largergot up pre-dawn to own 10 miles #MCM training run! This' s what breakfast was all about! #shutuplegsSee this image largerGot up pre-dawn to own 10 miles #MCM training run! This' s what breakfast was all about! #shutuplegsSee this image largerIs loving an early morning run! A healthy habit is developing!See this image largerBecause I'm in my 7th year of maintaining, I can surprise my Granddaughter, and take her to see her boy, Shawn Mendez & Charlie Puth, Live in Tampa! #childrenmotivate #noexcuses #4life(1 comments)See this image largeris thankful for his Coach, RosaLaura of Forza Fit! "She brought out more new Superpowers in me!" #shutuplegs #MCMSee this image larger"My post-5 mile training run look!" πŸ˜›(3 comments)See this image largerFeelin' Good in my new Team singlet before my 5 mile traing run!See this image largerdid bridge work this morning & owned the double helix! (2 comments)See this image largerSo, after a great #MCM training run, I came here to Honeymoon Island (just down the street) to have lunch then a little siesta time! #chilltimeSee this image largerRocked my #MCM Training Miles Early This Morning! Motivation? Going to the outlets to get more run singlets! WOO HOO!See this image larger"Worked a 4th of July Hot Dog 5K as a Human Traffic Cone! Mad Skills as I had fun with the Runners"! (1 comments)See this image larger"2 miles into my 10 miler, an iceberg tripped me! A few scratches and broke the glass on my 310xt! Whatever! BOOM! I finished my long run! #MCMstrong #neverquit #4life(2 comments)See this image largersays,"Happy 150th Birthday, Canada, from Dunedin, FL, Spring Home of the Toronto Blue Jays! Much Love to All My Wonderful Canadian Friends!"(1 comments)See this image largeris embracing a recovery day with Strength Training! Did Someone say Shark Week? Nailed it!!See this image largerAs it's Shark Week, I had to share the Goodie I took home after yesterday's race! A benchmark in my #MCM Marathon Training! #4life #defygravitySee this image largeris looking at 4 careful easy miles in the heat! I can do this.(1 comments)See this image largeris shocked! I have a rest day! Whaaa!See this image largeris seeing subtle changes as 26.2 training continues ...(1 comments)See this image largeris thinking about yesterday's successful race!(1 comments)See this image larger& Racehawk Race Team just completed Base Camp VIP Warriors for the Honor Our Heroes Memorial Run Tomorrow!See this image largerTrained with My Coach's Tri Camp today! Didn't realize how Tri educated I was! But then I'm a nerd! πŸ˜›See this image largerRecap: Disney World! 19000 steps with this Krewe (2 5th Graders & a 4th) and I had energy to go more! This is why I live a Healthy Lifestyle! No excuses, Never Quitting!See this image largeris nursing a Disney World Hangover!(1 comments)See this image largerjust got home from taking the family to Gigi's School Night at Spectrum Field for Thresher baseball AND post-game fireworks!(1 comments)See this image largerhad fun working Gigi's Field Day! I do everything to be with her tomorrow! #inspired #making memories See this image largerhad to focus on our Honor Our Heroes Memorial Race planning & Sponsors today!See this image largerFeeling really good in Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska!(3 comments)See this image largerThank you for one of the best races ever, Lincoln, Nebraska! You done goood!! Time to go home and run (727)! #runlocalSee this image largerShort term goal to 26.2 Glory! #inspired #neverquit(1 comments)See this image largerRace Day in Lincoln, Nebraska! Let's Rock!(1 comments)See this image largermet Dave McGillivray, Boston Marathon Race Director, for 26.2 inspiration!See this image largerEnroute to Lincoln, Nebraska!(5 comments)See this image larger& my Teammate ran into one of our fave Tri buddies for our yearly inspirational. Sister Madonna Buder, The Iron Nun!(3 comments)See this image largeris now focused on The Lincoln National Guard Half-Marathon on May 7! Go Big Red!See this image largeris now in the 2nd Year St Anthony's Triathlon Tradition of opening the Tri Season with these Superstars, Susan & Sophia!See this image largeris getting ready for 2017 St Anthony's Triathon on Sunday! I'll be wearing my 2017 OMT Team Tri Kit! (a Onesie! ;-P)(5 comments)See this image largerJust did a 5 mile MCM Training Run! Felt really good! "Embrace Patience, Jedi!"See this image largerLate start = 8 hot miles! Not cool! But ran into a long time Causeway run friend, 2 OMT Teammates & Ultra Tommy giving good motivation! #accountability #mcm(2 comments)See this image largerBlurred Lines! Late start = 8 hot miles! Not cool! But ran into a long time Causeway run friend, 2 OMT Teammates & Ultra Tommy giving good motivation! #accountability #mcmSee this image largerfinished Training Ride & had time to Endorse a local friend's Jellies at Dunedin Market! "Find the Fun in Your Training!" ;-) See this image largerSaw BOSTON at a Special Event last night. Overwhelming Inspiration!See this image largerAccountability! MCM 4 Mile Training Run! Late start = 82 degrees. "I'll be fine!"See this image largerjust ran 4 miles from doorstep to beach and back, in time for the Boston Marathon start! Now to take Gigi to school!(1 comments)See this image largerhad an extended Easter Brunch with Grandma D, Gianna & Bowsie Rabbit! The Best!(1 comments)See this image largerjust finished a recovery 15 mile bike ride to check my ride, gearing, etc. Feelin' good!(2 comments)See this image largeris looking forward to Safety Harbor Athletic Club Training Run this eve!(1 comments)See this image largergot out of bed, did pre-race sammie, then went out the door and ran 8 miles on Dunedin Causeway ... cause I can!(1 comments)See this image largerhad breakfast with Gianna & her BFF then took the to school! THIS is my motivation to life healthy! See this image largerhas confirmed all reservations for Lincoln Half Marathon Trip in May!See this image larger"I'm overcome by emotion!"(1 comments)See this image largerEscape from Ft De Soto Triathlon this Saturday! "I love the smell of Gulf Breezes in the morning ...smells like Victory!"(1 comments)See this image largeris into his Pre-Mock Triathlon Chill! Shhhhhh.(1 comments)See this image largerIt's There ... Within!(1 comments)See this image largerIt works!See this image largeris noticing the wind kicking up on our Gulf Coast today ??(5 comments)See this image largerI need to stay focused on my goals!See this image largerpaced Jenn through the Oldsmar Armadillo 10K. She's training for Chicago Marathon! I met her here on SparkPeople 6 years ago! We talked about how we couldn't imagine being where we are today! (2 comments)See this image largerTrack & Step Away from the Keyboard!(2 comments)See this image largerraised his 5K yesterday with a 4 Mile Race around a Golf Course, Chasing Ronde & Tiki Barber! (3 comments)See this image largerchallenged himself at the race today and found mindspeed!(2 comments)See this image largerhad fun at Packet Pickup last night! RosaLaura, (my run coach) & Yelena (Teammate), both "Lightning" fast! Yes, that is HUGE BLING! (1 comments)See this image largerhad fun at Packet Pcikup last night! RosaLaura, (my run coach) & Yelena (Teammate), both "Lightning" fast! Yes, that is HUGE BLING!See this image largerjust got a tattoo.for motivation & inspiration!(1 comments)See this image largerjust got a tattoo.for motivation & inspiration!(1 comments)See this image largeris thinkink about his hometown, NOLA, today. Laissez les bons temps rouler!(1 comments)See this image largerwas surprised when his Tri Team Manager/Swim Coach caught him on the Gasparilla 15K Course yesterday! See this image largernailed My 15K Pace, hit my projected time inside 20 seconds, AND my Ultra Runner Friend, Wonder Woman Kayte, presented me with my Medal! (4 comments)See this image largernailed My 15K Pace, hit my projected time inside 20 seconds, AND my Ultra Runner Friend, Wonder Woman Kayte, presented me with my Medal! See this image largerran into a friend at Gasparilla Expo he hadn't seen in a while. Bart Yasso, Chief Running Officer of Runner's World!(1 comments)See this image largeris starting to get excited about Gasparilla Distance Classic 15K!(4 comments)See this image largercan't fail when he sees his Spark!(3 comments)See this image largerjust signed up for a fave race, Space Coast Marathon/Half Marathon in Cocoa Beach! Woo Hoo!(3 comments)See this image larger"Happy Valentine's Day, SparkFriends! See this image largerwill not entertain excuses... from himself or anyone else!!(2 comments)See this image largeris embracing challenge in the Gasparilla 15K ... " 'cause I can!"(1 comments)See this image largeris taking his Half Marathon lessons learned & applying it to his Gasparilla 15K in 2 weeks! (1 comments)See this image largeris ready to rock my BDR Half!(1 comments)See this image largeris always happy in the morning 'cause this kid is my Daily Spark!(3 comments)See this image largeris focused on the Race Plan, Positive Waves, and The Finish Line!See this image largercaptured 2nd Place at Chilly Willy Duathlon today!(4 comments)See this image largeris doin' an all points check on his "Starship!"(2 comments)See this image largeris looking at a positively fabulous Monday!(3 comments)See this image largerMy biggest challenge today is to do a 5K in my new wheels!(2 comments)See this image largeris having a new A/C Heating Unit installed in Casa de la Puerta Roja!(1 comments)See this image largeris officially registered for the Lincoln Half Marathon! ( My12th) See this image largeris ready to sign up for the Lincoln Half Marathon at 4:00AM Saturday morning! Gonna meet a lot of Old & New Nebraskan SparkFriends! YAY! (3 comments)See this image largeris ready to sign up for the Lincoln Half Marathon at 4:00AM Saturday morning! Gonna meet a lot of Old & New Nebraskan SparkFriends! YAY!See this image largergave himself an early Christmas pedi! Runners, take care of your wheels!(4 comments)See this image largerwent to a 5K Fun Run/Brunch then went and worked our Santa & Suds 5K!(2 comments)See this image largerhad breakfast with Gigi, checked her homework, and dropped a happy girl off at school! Achieved My Prime Daily Goal!(1 comments)See this image largerStylin' my new Pactimo Cancer Survivor "Riding for a Cure" Cycling Jacket!See this image largeris amazed at Gigi's resilience during a few challenges over the last week. Starting to see her Superpowers!(1 comments)See this image larger& Gigi Nailed the Turkey Trot together! Priceless!(1 comments)See this image larger& Gigi got their bibs/shirts andare ready to do the Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot!(1 comments)See this image largergot an early run in on Dunedin Causeway, hit Dunkin DOnuts for an Skinny Caramel Latte, saw Nebraska beat Maryland, and now chillin before a local poker home game tonight! Nice Saturday! (2 comments)See this image largeris working our Yard Sale! Downsizing is good for the soul!(2 comments)See this image largeris feeling great after yesterday but still embracing recovery time!(1 comments)See this image largerenjoys breakfast time with Gigi & always gets her in a good mood for school! She's the source of my motivation!(1 comments)See this image largerJust watched USA Triathlete Gwen Jorgensen win Gold! USA!(2 comments)See this image largerhad a fun day shopping with D & Gigi!See this image larger"When you are having fun, doing what you love, it's easy! Embrace a Healthy Lifestyle!"(2 comments)See this image largerhad a fun Mock Triathlon with a few friends in prep for next week's Top Gun Triathlon!See this image larger"Had to share this from one of my sweetest local Brit friends!" LMAO(1 comments)See this image largerMy 2016 Tri Team Kit! 3rd year on the team! (2 comments)See this image larger"This is how we chill after an evening beach run!" ;-D(1 comments)See this image larger& Gigi are gonna hang out at my pool today! Sweet!(2 comments)See this image largeris recovering from a great race and fun evening on Madeira Beach! Paradise!(2 comments)See this image largerspent the morning with Gigi, now getting ready to help make the Madeira Beach Sunset 5K Series happen with an epic Post-Party!(1 comments)See this image largeris Staying Positive and Passing It On!See this image largerhad a long day supporting Teammates & Directing all Triathletes to Swim Wave exit. Great day!(3 comments)See this image largerjust had a great 27.3 mile causeway bike ride across Tampa Bay! Feelin' Good! See this image larger"MC'ed an incredibly successful Honor Our Heroes 5K! This is one race I was so proud to be a part of!(2 comments)See this image largerhad a planning meeting for the Honor Our Heroes Memorial Day Race!See this image largerhad a glorious time at Madeira Beach Triathlon with his Tri Family!(4 comments)See this image largeris doin' Packet Pickup today for his Triathlon Peeps! I'm ready!(2 comments)See this image larger"Today is my 5th Maintenance Anniversary!" Positive Waves! No Excuses! Never Quit!(2 comments)See this image largerhad a great run & quality time with good friends last night!See this image largerhad breakfast with new 10 year old Gigi then took her to school!See this image largerPre St Anthony's Triathlon 2016 in St Petersburg, FL!See this image largeris feeling good and is now focused on Madeira Beach Triathlon, May 22!(1 comments)See this image larger2016 St Anthony's Triathlon! April 24, 2016, one month & a day before my 66th Birthday!(3 comments)See this image larger& His Teammates owned St Anthony's Triathlon today!(1 comments)See this image largermet with his Relaymates & is ready for St Anthony's Triathlon!(1 comments)See this image largerhad a great Tri with a great relay team!(2 comments)See this image largeris focused on Escape from Ft De Soto Triathlon on Saturday!(1 comments)See this image largerspent the day at his Relay for Life Team Fundraiser! Woo Hoo(3 comments)See this image largerdid his first Run ... as a Race Director! " It was all a blur!"See this image larger"Best Party Race Ever!" Celebrate Life! Happy Easter!"(1 comments)See this image largeris running with 25,000 new friends at the Crescent City Classic 10K in my hometown, New Orleans!(1 comments)See this image largeris home for 3 days then off to NOLA for the Crescent City Classic 10K with a bunch of Run CLub friends!(1 comments)See this image largersurvived the beer pouring, showered, & is resting up before Dunedin Run Club St Paddy's Pub Crawl!(1 comments)See this image largeris one of 3, starting the beer pour at Flanagan's Irish Pub, Ground Zero for Dunedin's St Paddy's Day Celebration! I consider this arm workout! ;-)(3 comments)See this image largercrushed his 5K then had fun with Teammates at Post-Party & Brunch al Fresco!(5 comments)See this image largerran with my run partner for the first time in months! Good times!(1 comments)See this image larger"Laissez les bon temps rouler!"(1 comments)See this image largeris excited! Sis is spending the next week with us and doing the Best Damn Race with us!(1 comments)See this image largergot new ink last night. Long story!See this image larger& Gigi saw The Force Awakens in IMAX 3D! G's review: "Best Movie Ever!See this image largeris "recovering" from a Night of the Blues!See this image largerhad a great run & fun at Run Club this evening!See this image largerjust took 2nd in Age Group at Rock the Ribbon 5K! Woo Hoo!(4 comments)See this image largeris embracing Positive Waves!(1 comments)See this image largeris embracing achievement!(2 comments)See this image largeris overwhelmed by the love shared by his Triathlon Team today!(1 comments)See this image largerCrossing the Madeira Beach Tri Finish Line...at 65!(1 comments)See this image larger1st Place in my last 60-64 Age Group Race(3 comments)See this image largerday 1675 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 5/28/2015(3 comments)See this image largerday 1700 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 6/22/2015(2 comments)See this image larger"It's a New Dawn!"(1 comments)See this image largeris getting Casa 2998 ready for Sis's visit! YAY!(2 comments)See this image largerMy last race in the 2015 Dunedin Hug Hustle 60-64 Age Group. I won it! (3 comments)See this image larger2015 St Anthony's Triathlon! My first race in 65-69 Age Group! See this image larger2015 St Anthony's Triathlon Finish Chute!(2 comments)See this image largerGianna & Me, Summer 2014 Honeymoon Island (Our Beach!)(1 comments)See this image largerMy 'lil Spark. Gianna, who changed my life! Motivation? Look to the children!(3 comments)See this image larger7 yr old Gianna masters chopsticks & loves her some Pho!(1 comments)See this image largerBefore & After! If I can do it, anyone can!(6 comments)See this image largerLeaving Top Gun Tri Transition 2!(2 comments)See this image largerDunedin Run Club - Runners United to Remember(2 comments)See this image largerday 450 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 4/12/2015(1 comments)See this image largerD, Santa (Chris Lauber, Race Director), & Me at The 12th Annual Florida Holiday Halfathon!(1 comments)See this image larger2013 TriRock Clearwater Finish Chute!(1 comments)See this image largerMy new Scott S30. Ready for Tri training!(3 comments)See this image largerCrossing the Finish Line at the Hooters 5K! (The Original Store #1 in Clearwater)(1 comments)See this image largerTaking "Pretty in Pink" Second Place in my age group!(10 comments)See this image largerThis is now inside Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, NE! It says it all!(1 comments)See this image largerYes, I am proud of my Java 2 Java 5K Age Group Winner Cup!(6 comments)See this image largerFinishing the 2012 Space Coast Half!(2 comments)See this image largerGianna won a limo ride to lunch for being top fundraiser in her class. She's on a roll!(3 comments)See this image largerAlways smilin' 'cause I can run! And yes, it's a SparkPeople Tech Shirt! :)(4 comments)See this image largerday 1625 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 4/8/2015(3 comments)See this image largerday 425 of my streak for "Drink 8 cups of water per day" earned 3/18/2015(1 comments)See this image largerday 1575 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 2/17/2015(2 comments)See this image largerI weighed 205 at the 2010 ST Petersburg Turkey Trot! This year...169.5!(3 comments)See this image larger2012 Inaugural Rock n' Roll St Pete Half Marathon! YESSS!(3 comments)See this image largerFinish! 2012 Inaugural Rock n' Roll St Pete Half Marathon! (3 comments)See this image largerI shot this photo one evening while doing my cardio here!(4 comments)See this image largerMy Precious Spark, Gianna!(3 comments)See this image largerAnything is possible!(4 comments)See this image largerGianna motivates me to be healthier and live longer.(5 comments)See this image largerGianna and me at Honeymoon Island! Yes, a healthy lifestyle is worth it! No excuses ever!(2 comments)See this image largerThe "beach house," zoned in Dunedin, Florida with a Palm Harbor address!(6 comments)See this image largerWhere I create my Spark Magic, the west kitchen wall.(1 comments)See this image largerEast wall of the kitchen.(4 comments)See this image largerFaceoff at Clearwater Beach!(2 comments)See this image largerThe reason I'm in Paradise...Gianna, my Granddaughter!(2 comments)See this image largerGianna motivates me to be healthier and live longer.(3 comments)See this image larger"Sarah Patricia" aka Sally Roo/Pookie. The bestest Shih Tzu ever! Sally Passed 2004See this image larger"Harrison Bartholomew" aka Harry D Bear. The bestest Llasa Apso ever! Passed 2004(1 comments)See this image largerIsn't this always the best view ever!(4 comments)See this image largerMeeting Iron Chef Cat Cora! I was starstruck for the first time in my life!(5 comments)See this image largerThis is where I learned my patience.(3 comments)See this image largerYes I did trick or treat with my Granddaughter in 2010!(3 comments)See this image largerMay 28, 2005 with a fork in my hand and a mouthful! (240+) I will remember this.(3 comments)

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