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Thursday, April 16, 2015      10 comments

I love strong women. I am blessed to be surrounded by strong positive women in my life. My number one is my wife, DSSECRETS! She is the source of my strength! She inspires me every single day of my life. If I hadn't followed her lead, I wo... Read more

2015 Dunedin Leprechaun Challenge

Tuesday, March 31, 2015      7 comments

Ok, I'm not giving excuses! I slacked off and am trying to catch up on race reports. This one has to preview my race I just did! emoticonRead more

2015 WOB Westchase 5K

Tuesday, March 17, 2015      6 comments

Another close friend, Fred, is also a Race Director legend in the Tampa Bay area. I support local races big time! Of course, in our area, most of our races are just as much fun and better than the $$$ big time corp cookie cutter races! In ... Read more

2015 Gasparilla Distance Classic

Wednesday, March 11, 2015      8 comments

Way overdue but what's new! In years past, I did the 5K and the Half Marathon. This year i changed it up and did the Michelob Ultra Cactus Lime Challenge, a 15K on Saturday then an 8K on Sunday! More importantly, we got to see ONEKIDSMOM & SLE... Read more

2015 Drunken Cupid 5K

Thursday, February 26, 2015      9 comments

Any race that has a name like this...I gotta do! It was only about 5 minutes from my house at New England Ale House Grill, where I run with a Monday Night Group that stages here. And the run started at 10:00am on a Saturday! As I pulled up ... Read more

2015 Best Damn Race - Safety Harbor

Thursday, February 19, 2015      10 comments

In 2013, a now very good friend & mentor, Nick, started a little race in Safety Harbor, created for runners by a runner. D & I did that Inaugural race. Today, Best Damn Race (BDR) has caught national attention as a must do race in Florida! It ha... Read more

Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Perfection? Really?

Sunday, February 15, 2015      16 comments

I like what John Legend wrote in his song, All of Me, "...perfect imperfections!" My wife, DSSECRETS, says, "How we deal with our imperfections (those we can change as well as those we can't.) defines our character." Read more

2015 Chilly Willy Duathlon Southeast Championship!

Thursday, February 05, 2015      14 comments

This might be a bit long so I apologize in advance. emoticon I had wanted to do this Duathlon for 2 years no... Read more

Whose Life Are You Living?

Thursday, January 29, 2015      9 comments

MY wife and friends support me, encourage me, inspire me, and motivate me to be the healthiest person I can be! I become a better person because of it. BUT I am the one that had to take the first step of change! I had to make the commitment! I h... Read more

2015 Belleair Sunset 5K!

Wednesday, January 28, 2015      10 comments

I was so excited to do this for all the RIGHT reasons! I've wanted to do it for 4 years but my race schedule conflicted. My Tri Team was having it's coming out, and the post-race party was off the hook! Finally... Read more

2015 St Pete Beach Classic Duo Challenge

Wednesday, January 21, 2015      17 comments

I've been wanting to do this event for a few years now. We finally got it scheduled! It is over two days with the 10K & 5K on Saturday and the Half on Sunday. Since I would be supporting our Outspokin Multisport Team runners on Sunday, I decided... Read more

2014 Santa & Suds 5K (Dec 21)

Tuesday, January 13, 2015      11 comments

My last race for 2014 was special! First & foremost, I was running escort for one of my Team Hope for the Warriors Tampa Teammates! Read more

2014 Say No To Drugs Holiday Classic (Dec 20)

Tuesday, January 06, 2015      10 comments

D & I hadn't done this race in a couple of years. This year, Team Hope for the Warriors Tampa would represent so we jumped in!! Of course Pancakes... and bling... ... Read more

2014 Tampa Bay Times Turkey Trot

Friday, December 19, 2014      16 comments

In 2010, D & I decided to do our first 5K, the St Petersburg Times Turkey Trot. We walked it. Four years and a name change later, we've done over 70 races! This race also marked the first time we wore our Team Hope for the Warriors Tampa colors!... Read more

In My Previous Life...

Wednesday, November 26, 2014      9 comments priorities were so wrong... ...I was negative... ...I was filled with excuses... ... Read more

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