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…

RACE #147: Jordan River Half Marathon

YEAH, I’M RACING!!! After a couple weeks of low mileage and uncertainty with my ankle it sure felt great being back on the course. Albeit, nowhere close to the pace or time I expected a couple months ago. But, I was running and that’s what mattered. The past month or so has been tough. Well, the past couple of months have. Okay, maybe the past three months? Setbacks big and small have kind of plagued…

RACE #93: TOSH Jordan River Half Marathon

In what seems like eternity, I finally got a race that I didn’t need to wear rain gear for! Than again, I didn’t get much cloud cover either so the temperatures weren’t the most ideal. But, still … NO RAIN! I’ve been looking forward to this race for a couple of weeks. Originally, I was planning on pacing last week, but since I was off modeling up in Ogden I had to cancel that. So…