Excuses? Really? Get Up & Back on the Journey!
It's been too long! I'm not got to do a race report. I'm going to destroy excuses and it ain't gonna be pretty! There are too many winners here in SparkLand so "Buckle your seatbelt, Dorothy, 'cause Kansas is going bye-bye." Oh, I 'm gonna enlis... Read more
2015 Rap River Run
D & I love doing this race as the course is fun to do, the organizers really go all out, and the cause is great. It's for Youth Family Alternatives & the RAP House, a place where runaway youths can be safe.
2015 Madeira Beach Triathlon
Yeah, I'm slackin' in my race reports! This is old news from May 31 but I had to get it out! I'm hoping for just one SparkFriend to get the burn and go Tri!
2015 Dunedin Hog Hustle
I hadn't done this race in two years. I figured I should since it was Dunedin Parks & Rec putting it on and I collaborated with them on many occasions as Chair, for the City's Public Relations Advisory Action Committee. (That's a mouthful!)
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2015 St Anthony's Triathlon!
I will be a Triathlete for 2 years in July this year! I've already set goals on certain events I want to do. St Anthony's was one from the start.... Read more
Four Years of Maintaining!
Post Safety Harbor Athletic Club Run Recarb!
Short and sweet! Time has flown by! I started with SparkPeople (Thank you, DSSECRETS, my wi... Read more
MY SPARK ACCOUNT WAS CLOSED! REALITY CHECK!
On May 2, my Spark Account had accidentally been closed. I was also ejected from all my Teams, removed ... Read more
2015 Inaugural Dunedin Highland Games Trail Run
I've attended Highland Games in Alexandria, VA before I came to Paradise six years ago. I always enjoyed it. Moving to Dunedin, Fl, I realized the strong Scottish heritage, and was amazed at the participation from all over the US! I always wish... Read more
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
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!
2015 WOB Westchase 5K
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
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
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
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
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."
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