Running 2018: Week 07/52

Weekly Miles Total Running Miles: 10.5 miles        Training Miles: 10.5 miles        Race Miles: 0.0 miles Walking Miles: 20.7 miles TOTAL MILES: 31.2 miles Monthly Miles January 2018 Total Running Miles: 38.7 miles        Training Miles: 20.5 miles        Race Miles: 18.2 miles Walking Miles: 82.84 miles TOTAL MILES: 121.54 miles February 2018 Total Running Miles: 21.6 miles        Training Miles: 18.5 miles        Race Miles: 3.1 miles Walking Miles: 54.04 miles TOTAL MILES: 75.64…

To 5K or not to 5K — that is the question.

I am a big believer that good things come out of difficulties. I have seen it too many times in my life to believe it otherwise. And, because of that I’ve also learned how to roll with the punches because in the end — something good will come out the mess. This past year has really tested me in that regard. When I sprained my ankle last April, in the moment I didn’t think I’d…

Running 2018: Week 05/52

Weekly Miles Running: 4.0 miles Race: 3.1 miles Walking: 18.81 miles TOTAL MILES: 25.91 miles Monthly Miles January 2018 Running: 20.5 miles Race: 18.2 miles Walking: 82.84 miles TOTAL MILES: 121.54 miles February 2018 Running: 2.5 miles Race: 3.1 miles Walking: 9.9 miles TOTAL MILES: 15.5 miles 2018 Miles Running: 23.0 miles Race: 21.3 miles Walking: 92.74 miles TOTAL MILES: 137.04 miles My estimated race schedule and results from January to the end of July when I run my 180th race. As always, races are subject to change. Races over 13.1…

Running from here onto July …

Hallelujah! January is now over. I absolutely hate January — it’s pretty much the Monday of months. I love the overturn into January from the holidays, but after January 1st — it just sucks. It’s somewhat because of the winter blues, but something horrible usually happens to me or others I love during the month. I have had a number of family members either pass away or get really sick during January — and it…

Time to commence — Operation Half Ass

I love organizing my fitness. I love mapping it all out. And, I love working toward those goals. Working toward these goals — whether their weight-loss or running related — is something I love and need. After my ‘More Grease for Greece’ campaign that I did from August to November to help me lose 35lbs. with the keto diet, I feel the need to hone in on my diet and workout regime, especially now that…

Running 2018 — Week 02/52

Weekly Miles Running: 4.0 miles Race: 0.0 miles Walking: 19.28 miles TOTAL MILES: 23.28 miles Monthly Miles January 2018 Running: 10.0 miles Race: 15.1 miles Walking: 32.7 miles TOTAL MILES: 57.8 miles 2018 Miles Running: 10.0 miles Race: 15.1 miles Walking: 32.7 miles TOTAL MILES: 57.8 miles My estimated race schedule and results from January to the end of July when I run my 180th race. As always, races are subject to change. Races over 13.1 miles are numbered in parenthesis and numbered overall since July 2011. …

The bet is still on, but …

Ugh. Can I type that again? Ugh. It’s been a tough 8-9 months for me. After running 40 miles in 12 hours at the Jackpot Running Festival last February — I had the audacity to believe that I could do 100 miles at the 2018 event a year later. It actually really wasn’t a belief, it was a confidence that not only was it possible — but, beyond doable. I was excited to tackle this…

RACE #170: New Year’s Revolution Run

It’s hard to believe that this is the seventh time I’ve run this race. I still remember the first I ran it back in 2011 — I ran it alone. I didn’t know anyone, I didn’t even talk to anyone. I just came, did my miles and went home. I am a surprised that I came back the following year with that kind of experience. But, I did. This has actually become a race I…