Race Calendar Updates 2020

Another 2020 race has bitten the dust. The St. Michaels Running Festival is out. I’m opting for a deferral to 2021. And to think that I opted out of 2019 for 2020. It sounds like getting to the race date is harder than running the race itself. Four Spring races now canceled due to the […]

LA Marathon Weekend: LA Marathon Recap

Oh man, I was not prepared! But, I already knew that. The hills were disrespectful, but I took most of them on without much challenge. The Daylight Savings Time change messed me up. I thought I had calculated properly, but things didn’t quite flow like my plan. I missed the 6:30am bag check cut off […]

FiredUp 10k – Miami, Florida

My first race medal of 2020. I ran the FiredUp 10k in lieu of the Hollywood Beach Half (more on that in another post). This was a fun short local race that has great medals. The race started on a stadium track that took the runners out on to a road. 5k runners completed a […]

Valencia Marathon RECAP

Where to begin with this escapade gone wrong… The morning of: Certain circumstances didn’t help with rest or time for this race, but perhaps more on that later. My Airbnb was only 2 miles from the race, so I opted for a rideshare service that I had to give up on and took the Metro. […]

2019 TCS NYC Marathon RECAP

And that’s it, The Big Apple has been bitten. I think it should be called, The Big Rollercoaster. When people say, ‘Earned and not given’, it totally applies to this race. Mind you I handled all of the bridges soundly. The Verrazanno Bridge wasn’t as windy as I was expecting. Waiting in the race wave […]