Personal Development, Rock n Roll Marathon Series, Running, Team Nuun 2018

2017 Retrospective: The Year I Pushed My Boundaries

2017 was a fun, interesting, wacky, bumpy year. By the numbers (even though the year isn’t over yet)… 28 races 3 marathons 16 half marathons 1 10Ks 8 5Ks Total distance ran: 786.9 miles Of that distance, race miles: 319.2 miles Average pace: 15:01 min/mile (yup! run/walk…) 148 runs 89,543 calories burned 42,739 ft elevation climb (and I do most…

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Off-season, Personal Development, Race Preparation, Running

On Moonshot Goals and Training Plans

Having followed Nike’s Breaking2 story for awhile now, as well as Runners World editor David Willey’s BQ efforts, has had me thinking about my own moonshot goals, especially since I’m not currently registered for an A-race. Dopey was my own moonshot goal for 2017, and maybe those only come around once every few years. My last true moonshot was Ironman…

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Marathon Training, Marathons, Personal Development, Race Preparation, runDisney, Running

Race Recap: Disney World Dopey Challenge 2017

Ahhhh — For once, I’ve finally arrived at my A-race intact! Not only that, I’ve also followed my entire training plan. This entire training season has been quite the ride, and it would turn out that race weekend would still have a few tricks up its sleeve…Only in Florida. Packing and preparation Preparation for a 4-day race was no easy…

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