Episode 040 – Tips for the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend

It is time once again for the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend in Orlando Florida. runDisney puts on a fantastic race. I have been running the Disney Marathon since 2012 and the Goofy Challenge since 2013. Listen as I recount how we go about running the weekend and pick up some tips for a great runDisney event. Continue reading

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Episode 039 – How To Make Goals, Resolutions, and Plans for 2015

Everyone likes to make resolutions for the New Year, but isn’t there a better way? How can we make goals instead of resolutions and how can we plan to reach those goals? Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday – My First Pair of Shoes and A New Age Group

Every week I post a #throwbackthursday story here on the blog, where I time travel just a little bit and talk about something that happened to me back in the day. It could be something from earlier in the year, or something from my early years. You can see all my#throwbackthursday posts by clicking on that hash tag.

I consider my first year of running to be 2008 even though I started and stopped and started and stopped quite a few times that year. I ran my first 5K that year so I think that makes it official.

I can tell you that even now, over 6 years later, I am still learning about running. So in 2008 I was learning a helluva lot of stuff about running. And it was late 2008 that I learned about running stores. Continue reading

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If you have been following this blog, or even browsing around, you may be wondering what happened with my 5K PR plan that I started in November. The plan should be wrapping up this week and I should be running a 5K this coming weekend to try to get my PR and break 25 minutes.

SQUIRREL! Continue reading

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Episode 038 – The Year In Review

I have been feeling a little guilty about running on the treadmill at the gym instead of running outside. But Netflix has been able to get me through some treadmill running. This is the documentary I watched while on the treadmill the other day.

This episode is the 2014 Year In Review and I break down the milestones I had this year. I failed to reach my mileage goal of 2014 miles, but what is a mileage goal anyway? I talk about making mileage goals and why a lot of miles isn’t always the best goal. Continue reading

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