Run By the Sea Santa Cruz, CA 12K Race Report
Saturday, September 06, 2014      4 comments

I have been trying to do races if possible when I travel these days. When I found out I was going to be going to CA late August ... Read more
Summer Training ramping up! YAY!
Sunday, August 10, 2014      3 comments

Yesterday was my second long run after several months of not being able to run more than 6 miles due to extreme pain from ischial bursitis also known as a pain in the butt! Last weekend I ran 14 with mild pain. Yesterday 15 with no pain. For a w... Read more
2014 Bridge the Gap Half Marathon Quincy, IL
Saturday, May 17, 2014      6 comments

I had a great race today in my home town after a somewhat disappointing marathon a few weeks ago. I decided to go into this race to just HAVE FUN and not look at any data on my watch. ... Read more
First International Race! London!
Monday, March 31, 2014      6 comments

RACE REPORT! emoticon Richmond Half-Marathon - Richmond Borough of London England ... Read more
I'm coming BACK! 5K Race 8-17-13
Sunday, August 18, 2013      12 comments

Hull of a Race 5K in Hull, Illinois 8-17-13 It was an amazing morning for a run! 55 degrees in August in the Midwest in unheard of! ... Read more
2012 Reflections and Recap 2013 Goals!
Sunday, December 30, 2012      8 comments

Reflections on 2012 emoticon I completed 12 races including 3 full marathons and my first Tri longer tha... Read more
Kansas City, MO North Face Half with Dean Karnazes! 11-17-12
Saturday, November 17, 2012      11 comments

This was an enjoyable but very challenging race. emoticon It was part of a series called the North Face Enduran... Read more
Recap of this week's training...It ended with a big OUCH!
Sunday, October 28, 2012      5 comments

I am training for the Illinois Marathon April 27th. I am really hoping for a PR at that race and would LOVE to break 4 hours. My workouts this week were: Sunday: 14 mile hilly bike ride. Local Tri-Jesus Sprint Tri course plus a little bit m... Read more
Twin Cities Marathon 11 minute PR Report!
Saturday, October 13, 2012      10 comments

Twin Cities Marathon Report Race Date October 7, 2012 Before all the hoopla! Weary of dealing with Chicago heat and crowds, I decided to head further north this yea... Read more
Down 30 pounds progress pics! Thanks for all your support!
Friday, October 05, 2012      13 comments

So excited! I have FINALLY hit to 30 pound weight loss mark! It has been a very long journey to get here and I am not done yet but I am thrilled! How wonderful it will be to be running my 6th marathon Sunday so much lighter! I am so thankful for... Read more
It never hurts to ask! Do it!
Thursday, October 04, 2012      7 comments

ASK FOR WHAT YOU WANT! I work at am amazing place and my boss, the CEO, has taught me to think big and that it never hurts to ask for what you want. What’s the worst that can happen?…someone says no. Big deal. I have always been amazed by ... Read more
NEMO Tri - Stepping up the distance!
Saturday, September 15, 2012      8 comments

I decided about 4 months ago to train for the Northeast Missouri (NEMO) Triathlon just outside Kirksville, MO in 1,000 Hills State Park. I had planned to do this with race... Read more
No Long Ritual No Long Run
Sunday, September 02, 2012      8 comments

I don't know if everyone is this way but once I get past the half-marathon distance in marathon training I really have to prepare myself physically and psychologically if the run is going to happen. Yesterday I wanted to run 16-20 miles but wit... Read more
Try Try and Tri Some More!
Sunday, August 26, 2012      4 comments

Triathlon Training Camp 8-25-12 & 8-26-12 in Hannibal, MO and Quincy, IL SATURDAY DAY 1 Photo of my running club pals before 10K. My Triathlon Training Camp start... Read more
Will my Garmin slow me down?
Monday, August 20, 2012      7 comments

This coming weekend I am taking a marathon training "break" to do a multi-sport weekend training camp. I did my 20 miler I was scheduled to do this coming weekend this past Saturday so this week will be step down week. This allows me to not feel... Read more

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