Space Coast Half Marathon 2021

13.1 miles - The weather for this event was perfect! After many good years at this race, we were delivered a GREAT day! We had a good number of local runners make the trip up from Palm Beach for this race - the 50th running of the Space Coast Marathon. Today I was "on duty" … Continue reading Space Coast Half Marathon 2021

2021 Boston Marathon

26.2 - My fifth running of the tremendous race in Boston, this time it was held in October. The April version was delayed until Columbus Day as a result of all the covid virus mitigation efforts. I'll remember this as the "baby" Boston Marathon. The preparation for this one happened throughout our summer. And this … Continue reading 2021 Boston Marathon

2021 Two Rivers Marathon Festival

Happy Finishers! I had a good trip to Northeast PA this time. The race went off as planned, with Saturday definitely being the better of the two weekend days to have registered for. More on the weather in a bit... Five of us traveled to this race. Maureen, Kim, and Judy were on the original … Continue reading 2021 Two Rivers Marathon Festival

Outrun Corona

26.2 miles. Our race would have been today in Hawley, Pa. They had 41 degree temperatures and a high probability of rain predicted for our run on that course. We had another idea, however. Five of us lined up at 5:15 am in the parking lot of Dunkin' Donuts in Juno Beach for a full … Continue reading Outrun Corona

2020 A1A Marathon

This was the 15th running of this event, and it proved to have the best weather conditions of any previous year. The A1A race weekend was 3 weeks early, the result of swapping dates with the Miami Marathon due to the Super Bowl being in town. I was a member of the Colavita Team again, … Continue reading 2020 A1A Marathon

2019 Space Coast Half Marathon

13.1 - This race and its logistics get easier each year. I know how long the drive to the start area takes, where to park, and the ins and outs of getting situated before the start. We had a big group at dinner and the photo of our team was impressive. I started with a … Continue reading 2019 Space Coast Half Marathon

Boston Marathon 2019

Blog reading made easy - for those not interested in the detailed blow-for-blow on the day's race, here's how I tally the events that led to a 9-minute PR on the Boston course. This was my best of 47 prior marathons. Here's why: I followed a well-structured plan for four months (Hanson's Marathon Method)I kept … Continue reading Boston Marathon 2019