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.