Barrelman 70.3 Race Report

Barrelman 70.3 Race Report

Heading into Barrelman I didn't have much in the way of expectations.  Even after I had physically recovered from the race in Whistler I was mentally and emotionally drained, and lacked motivation to train.  I knew I'd be heading into the race a little undercooked,...

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Boston Marathon Race Report

Boston Marathon Race Report

I apologize in advance that this is a little lengthier than usual.  The actual race report doesn't start until The Race heading below. Monday, the 3rd Monday in April, was my first Boston Marathon.  It was also my first time ever visiting Boston, and my 4th marathon....

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Coronado Valentines 10k Race Report

Coronado Valentines 10k Race Report

On Feb. 15 (the day after Valentines) Lisa and I ran in the Coronado Valentines 10k.  We wanted to do a race while we were in San Diego, and 10k was a good distance (aka not too long).  This would be my first official 10k, as well as my first time entering the couples...

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Chicago Marathon Race Report

Chicago Marathon Race Report

There are those days when you run when everything clicks; legs feel light, km's tick off, and your body feels great.  That wasn't the day I had at the Chicago Marathon.  I set an ambitious goal (maybe over ambitious) of 2:48 and fell well short at 2:55.  With that...

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Run Ajax 5k Race Report

Run Ajax 5k Race Report

On Sunday I ran my first real 5k race at the Run Ajax 5k.  The race is put on by Ajax Running Free, who have been a great resource for me to get running info, and meet other runners, so I decided it would be a good final fitness test before Chicago, and a chance to...

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Harvest Half Marathon Race Report

Harvest Half Marathon Race Report

The Harvest Half Marathon was a last minute decision after the Milton Half was cancelled.  I wanted a half as a final fitness test to make sure I was on track for Chicago.  My goal for the race was to run sub1:21.  According to the McMillian Calculator if I want to...

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