Marathon #34 – Novant Health Charlotte Marathon – 11/11/17 (pre-Thanksgiving 42k…)

Marathon #34 / Overall #51 / State #15 (North Carolina) Novant Health Charlotte Marathon Charlotte, NC 11/11/17 5 years since first marathon (11/11/12) This marathon happened to be on the exact same day (November 11th) that I ran my first ever marathon back on 11/11/12, exactly 5 years ago, and 50 races ago. Actually, this … More Marathon #34 – Novant Health Charlotte Marathon – 11/11/17 (pre-Thanksgiving 42k…)

Marathon #2 – metroPCS Dallas Marathon – 12/9/12

[BEGIN BACKDATED RACE REPORT: Marathon #2 / Overall #2 metroPCS Dallas Marathon Dallas, TX 12/9/12 Looking back, I honestly felt not too bad after my first marathon – Rock ‘n Roll San Antonio on 11/11/12! The weekend after I managed to do a short 9 mile long run downtown along Fredericksburg Rd. The following weekend … More Marathon #2 – metroPCS Dallas Marathon – 12/9/12

Marathon #6 – McAllen Marathon (Inaugural) – 12/15/13

[BEGIN BACKDATED RACE REPORT: Marathon #6 / Overall #7 Inaugural McAllen Marathon McAllen, TX 12/15/13 One month after the hot and scorching Rock ‘n Roll Marathon with the RuNsane Running team in San Antonio, I decided to sign up for the inaugural McAllen Marathon, held on December 15, 2013. Of note, this is the weekend … More Marathon #6 – McAllen Marathon (Inaugural) – 12/15/13

Marathon #33 – Steamtown Marathon – 10/8/17

Marathon #33 / Overall #49 / State #14 (Pennsylvania) Steamtown Marathon Forest City to Scranton, PA October 8, 2017 Steamtown – that’s the nickname of this northeastern Pennsylvania city named Scranton, also known as the Electric City. This year, according to the race director Jim, had to be the steamiest Steamtown of all times… Historically, … More Marathon #33 – Steamtown Marathon – 10/8/17

Marathon #1 – Rock ‘n Roll San Antonio – 11/11/12

[BACKDATED RACE REPORT: Marathon #1 / Overall #1 / State #1 Rock ‘n Roll Marathon-San Antonio San Antonio, TX 11/11/12 Marathon… 26.2 miles, 42.19 km. This is where it all began, the 2012 Rock ‘n Roll Marathon in San Antonio, TX. Having never ran a marathon before, I’m sure there were many anxious thoughts running … More Marathon #1 – Rock ‘n Roll San Antonio – 11/11/12

Marathon #9 – Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon – 10/5/14

[BACKDATED RACE REPORT Marathon #9 / Overall #11 / State #4 (Minnesota) Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 10/5/14 Earlier this year in May I had a horrible oblique strain on my left side, which literally put me OUT of any training for 2 months straight. In the meantime, I had also been starting … More Marathon #9 – Medtronic Twin Cities Marathon – 10/5/14

Marathon #10 – McAllen Marathon – 12/14/14

[BEGIN BACKDATED RACE REPORT: Marathon #10 / Overall #14 McAllen Marathon McAllen, TX 12/14/14 This was an “add-on” race a week after Isle du Bois 55k the weekend before. That Saturday evening, I had attended our singles’ Christmas Party. I met up with my teammates on race morning to get my bib and shirt… So … More Marathon #10 – McAllen Marathon – 12/14/14

Marathon #5 – Rock ‘n Roll San Antonio – 11/17/13

[BACKDATED RACE REPORT: Marathon #5 / Overall #6 Rock ‘n Roll-San Antonio San Antonio, TX 11/17/13 It had been one month since my “Spark Overdose” from the Hill Country marathon… Never that again haha.. So I had been part of RuNsane Running (running team in Harlingen, TX) since February of this year, and the team … More Marathon #5 – Rock ‘n Roll San Antonio – 11/17/13

Ultra #16 – Capt’n Karl’s Reveille Peak “Hurricane” 60k – 8/26-27/17

Ultra #16 / Overall #48 Capt’n Karl’s Reveille Peak 60k (last of the nighttime 60k series) Burnet, TX August 26-27, 2017 Reveille Peak is the last of the Capt’n Karls summer night time trail series. Last year I had done all 4 60k’s and got the belt buckle for completing the challenge. Two weeks after … More Ultra #16 – Capt’n Karl’s Reveille Peak “Hurricane” 60k – 8/26-27/17