Category: running

Vanimal 4.0

During my five miler yesterday, I noticed something wasn’t quite right. I had enough cardio, nothing hurt… I was missing “kick” during my run. My pace wasn’t atrocious, but an average pace was requiring more work than normal. It dawned on me as I tried to push more, I need to get back to working […]

Your call

I am entering week 5 of my training for the  Coastal Delaware Marathon, and something hasn’t felt quite right. I am running without fundraising. I do realize that many runners run without bothering friends and family about one cause or another, but well, that ain’t me. My bib is already paid for, so… why not? […]

that’s my wife, that’s my hero, that’s my Abbe

See that proud lady right there? That’s my wife, Abbe. In this photo, Abbe is holding up her medical clearance to run the Disney Marathon in January 2012. What you can’t see in this photo is Abbe’s tongue which was badly bitten from having two grand mal seizures 36 hours prior to the marathon. I had […]

The Catch

Well, you knew one was coming… if I haven’t bugged you to watch, please consider spending 3 minutes and 40 seconds learning about why I am training so hard for the 2016 Philly Half Marathon. This video describes one of the scariest seizures Abbe had. One which, I literally caught her before she hit the pavement. […]

can’t wait to make you filthy

On Friday, I received my Philly Half Marathon race jersey from Athletes Vs. Epilepsy. It is a pristine white tech shirt, and I am going to take great pride in making it filthy during my training. I wore it during my 90 minute run on Sunday, and it’s holding up OK, so far… I would like […]