RACE #162: Jordan River Half Marathon

One of my greatest learned life lessons didn’t come from my Dad, a grandparent or some guru — it actually came from Kenny Rogers. Back in 1978 — before I was even a twinkle in my parents’ eyes, Kenny Rogers came out with a song called The Gambler with this advice — You’ve got to know when to hold ’em Know when to fold ’em Know when to walk away Know when to run You…

It’s not too early to be looking towards 2016, right? RIGHT?!?!

Working with finances I’m already in 2016. It’s been just over a month since the turning over of the new fiscal year and I’m already writing August 2016. So, I think, mentally, it’s okay for me to now start planning for next year’s races, right? Well, even if you didn’t agree with me, this is my blog … sooooooooo … I’m going to write about it anyways. Over the past few months I’ve stated my…

RACE RECAP #89: West Mountain Half Marathon

It’s funny the difference missing a few things can make in a race. On Friday I took my gym bag to work with me, but forgot to take it home. It just completely slipped my mind. I had my Garmin, Imodium, my gels, salt tablets and my lucky hat. All crucial to my running, especially that lucky hat. Well, okay, more like the Garmin. I haven’t raced without in a Garmin … since … well ……