Posted in Life lessons, TWLOHA

Something Bigger Than Me

As I thought about racing this season, I kept asking myself “How I can I make this year about more than me?” and wondering how to use my racing to make a difference for others.

At first I wasn’t sure what to do, but a couple of weeks ago after a workout I was sitting on the ground in a puddle of sweat saying to myself: “That was hard,  I am so glad it’s over” and then I began to think about people with real struggles, struggles that never end. Continue reading “Something Bigger Than Me”

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2017 the year ahead

It is hard to believe that March is already half over, spring is just around the corner and that my race season begins in a couple of months.

So what will I be doing this year?

My races will once again be focused on Spartans, but I may try to get the fall Maryland Savage race on my schedule since I have a score to settle with Sawtooth and Wheel World from that race. I am also pondering a shot at a fall marathon if I feel good coming out of Killington. Continue reading “2017 the year ahead”

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5k Fun – Parkrun College park

So I wake up and look look at the temperature its a balmy 22 degrees and windy. So what is the best way to spend the morning? Stay in bed? Lounge around the house and drink coffee? Of course not. The best thing is to head a couple of miles up the road to our free weekly 5k, the College Park, Parkrun. Why pick today for my first race in 6 months? Continue reading “5k Fun – Parkrun College park”