Category Archives: health

Christmas Break Run, Sun, and Fun!

Winter break was nothing short of spectacular as I was privileged to spend the entire time in Florida with my parents.  I felt a sigh of relief as Cycle 1 of my KY Teacher Internship which involves a lot of evaluations, meetings and … Continue reading

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Detroit Summer 16

Detroit Summer 16 I refuse to be in the doldrums over Kevin’s passing. There is no way he would want me to be all depressed anyway.  My longtime friend from Southfield High School and beyond sent me an invite to … Continue reading

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Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket 5k

Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket 5K Recap Columbus, Ohio 6-26-16 This Race is dedicated to Kevin Carter I heard about the Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket 5K from my weekly Active.com email. The name and location … Continue reading

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Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole

Rock ‘n Sole Half Marathon Recap June 11, 2016 Spontaneous Summer Travel: My brother is living the bachelor lifestyle in Milwaukee, WI as a transportation manager in his post Army career. I thought it would be a good idea for … Continue reading

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Summer Off To A Great Start!

My youngest brother Brad came in town from Milwaukee, WI to spend time with the family.  I made everyone tag along with me to Lowes which has become my new spot as I make upgrades and cosmetic changes to my recently purchased home.  … Continue reading

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Flying Pig Marathon Recap

Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon “Oinked for Life” May 1, 2016 For 2016 I wanted to follow the same Norton Sports Health training plan that prepared me for a 3:39:51 Boston Qualifying finish at the 2015 Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon. I … Continue reading

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Run The Bluegrass Half Marathon Recap

Run The Bluegrass Half Marathon has been on my race radar for a few years.  I took a lot of photos and kept mental notes to share with readers how RTB earned the “America’s Prettiest Half Marathon” title. Expo: The Keeneland … Continue reading

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The Hangover Classic

Running 10 miles or a 5k on New Year’s Day may not be appealing to the average person, but it was an extraordinary way to start 2016 for about 400 dedicated runners from the Kentuckiana region.  The Hangover Classic’s waterfront … Continue reading

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IHR Swags Thanksgiving Day Run

Iroquois Park, Louisville, KY 11-26-15 Thanksgiving was one of the warmest I’ve experienced while living in Louisville  at the 36th Annual Thanksgiving Day Run sponsored by Iroquois Hill Runners and Swags Sports Shoes. I could tell that this event is … Continue reading

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Trek-and-Treating

Jay’s Hope Trek or Treat- Macon, GA October 31, 2015 There were a ton of races in the Atlanta area as I made my way down to Florida for an unplanned mini vacation.  I was so happy I decided to … Continue reading

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