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
15 miles. A Tuesday morning run turns into a big effort for half marathon training. I don't remember doing a workout like this even for a full marathon. Today I did 3 miles of warmup, with two up and down the bridge. Then we started the one mile intervals at "goal pace." My goal is … Continue reading Galen Rupp’s workout?
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
5mi. Today was an important workout. The how-to recover from a marathon for me includes doing this Tuesday run to loosen up whatever was stiff and creaky, vs. allow my legs to be bound up for the rest of the week. I did receive an IV after the race, which restores lost fluids in a … Continue reading Bridge after race (again!)
10k race. This was the first year for this event, a 5k and 10k at Singer Island Ocean Mall. I was originally slated to be the announcer, but a local radio station sponsored the event and used their talent instead. I arrived early so I could do what I'd normally do before asking my legs … Continue reading Wendy Martinez 10k
After last year's stomach problems, I was due to solve the issues and have a good race this time. Running on the Presenting Sponsor's team, Colavita, meant we had a nice dinner Friday night and packet pickup was done for me beforehand. Since the past three times I drove in bad traffic to get to … Continue reading 2019 A1A Marathon
Pacing for the 3:50 group this year... Year #14 of the race out of 15 previous years with #13 skipped due to change in ownership. I set up and worked at the Expo on Friday. It was small, but in a great location – right in the pavilion next to the start and finish line … Continue reading Palm Beach Marathon 2018
3.1 mi. Time to go fast in warm weather. Last year I received a comp entry but was not put in the proper age group. I was listed as "uncategorized" so I was not eligible for a prize. I did a warmup run of about 2 miles with Jen and Maureen. I knew it was … Continue reading 2018 Sunfest 5k
To have a good race at A1-A, you HAVE to still feel good at this point, this is where it's important to begin the fight to get home on time.
The 13th running of our hometown race was memorable. The new ownership does things right, the financial hindrances of the past are gone. This race and its accompanying weekend of events are a stock on the rise. The Bill Bone 5k on Friday night was a fun race. The event was larger than last year, … Continue reading 2017 Palm Beaches Marathon