Author Archives: LL1701

The Race That Almost Was

Today was the first time I planned to run a race and ultimately didn’t… haven’t been feeling well in the past few days. Feeling lousy combined with a chance of rain, and it wasn’t worth the risk of getting really … Continue reading

General, Running

Tinkerbell/PDC/Coast2Coast Complete

It’s a wrap folks! The 2016 runDisney Half Marathon Weekend concluded this morning with the half marathon. This race for me ended up being a mixed bag… started off with good pacing, had some stomach issues early on, and then … Continue reading

General, runDisney

Tinkerbell 10K Finished!

Day 2 of running – and it RAINED in Southern California! Yup, nothing like standing in corrals waiting for the race start while the rain comes down. Thankfully, being in Corral B for this race, we were right under the … Continue reading

General, runDisney

Neverland 5K Complete

Earlier this morning, I completed 2016 runDisney Neverland 5K! First time starting a race INSIDE a park, basically right down Main Street in front of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle! After the traditional singing of the national anthem, we had Tinkerbell flying … Continue reading

General, runDisney

A (Not So Happy) Trip to the Happiest Place on Earth

Well, we made it Southern California… after getting up at 4am Eastern, running into an accident on 78 requiring a GPS-guided detour, a 6 hour plane flight after a nice 45 minute ground delay (nothing like hearing we are 25th … Continue reading

General, runDisney

2nd Star to the Right…

…and straight on till morning! I can never figure out if I’m listening to Peter Pan or Captain James T. Kirk. In 4 more days, the family goes out to Anaheim, California to the Happiest Place on Earth. I’ll be … Continue reading

General, runDisney, Running

Half Marathon #13 Complete

Earlier this morning, I completed my 13th Half Marathon – adding to the list that somehow already includes 3 FULL marathons! It wasn’t my best, wasn’t my worst, and this course is just a weird one. Nothing majorly challenging, but … Continue reading

General, Running

3 Year Runnerversary

I’ve been a solid user of MapMyRun since I started this “hobby” a few years back. Even with the recent transition to a Garmin Vivoactive, I still sync my workouts to MMR. Today, I received an email with a badge … Continue reading

General, Running

15K Complete – Hot Chocolate Philly

Amid lousy weather conditions (gusty winds, constant rain, and high 40’s temps), I completed the Philly Hot Chocolate 15K this morning. Finishers received a medal and a nice plastic “mug” complete with hot chocolate, chocolate fondue, and dippers. The only … Continue reading

General, Running

Happy Easter 2016!

Wishing everyone a safe, blessed and happy Easter! It’s days like today where we all have an opportunity to realize the reason for the season. Whether or not you believe in religion, in faith, Easter was not built around bunnies … Continue reading