I've decided in the short amount of time that I've been working out that there are two iPhone apps that I could not live without. One I've been using for almost a year now...the other, I've been using for just a few days. What's great is that I think they really complement each other. [imagebrowser … Continue reading Fitness Friday: RunKeeper + GainFitness 1-2 Punch!
After feeling like things were on the rocks for awhile with my training (and life, in general), I decided to make the most of my Saturday and celebrate the Ironman Championships the only way I knew how -- by swimming, biking, and running. The day started off with a Team Dress for Success run through … Continue reading A Good Day of Training Deserves A Blog Post
Hmm, I've thought about doing some crazy things, but they were usually solo adventures. I wonder if I could sucker about five other crazy people to run a 200-mile ultramarathon with me? Last night I came across an ad for the Ragnar Relay Race in So Cal...a jaunt from Huntington Beach to Coronado Island. Seeing … Continue reading Ultramarathon in My Future?
Lets do this Memento style: start with the ending and then go from the beginning. The giant marble stadium was overwhelming. As I neared it on the last of my energy reserves, I tried to pick up the pace but it was just unbearable. But, as my right foot landed on the soft track, I … Continue reading Race Recap: The Athens Classic Marathon
Back sometime in April I had made a conscious decision to put my 30-day-turned-60-day challenge to good use and to give myself some long term goals that were a little less about vanity and a little more about substance. That was seven months ago. I cant relieve the transformation that I have undergone in such … Continue reading Be Careful What You Wish For
Ah, the LA Triathlon. My very first triathlon experience is under my belt. I'm glad that the anxiety is all over and now I can focus on bigger and better things (to be announced at the end of the post...don't skip down!). Despite having shown up at the expo later than I wanted to, I … Continue reading My First Triathlon Experience: The 2011 LA Triathlon
Hope you all had a great Labor Day weekend. I spent my three-day holiday at the happiest place on Earth...Disneyland! As much as I loathe big crowds of people and long lines, for some reason this weekend I shoved all of those peeves aside and had a great time. This was my first half marathon. … Continue reading The Disneyland Half Marathon 2011