When I first ran the Cleveland Marathon in 2014, I had absolutely no idea what it would mean to me five years later. I wasn't a dedicated runner, and had never trained for a race, especially a full, until I decided to register for it with my brother. That year was my first full … Continue reading Cleveland Marathon Has My Heart
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how much I have struggled to get ready for the Cleveland Marathon in May. It has still been difficult to nail down the reason I've lost motivation to run, and I'm sure a lot of it laziness, but I also feel like I've been a bit fearful … Continue reading Less Miles. More Fun.
March is here, spring is coming. What a time to get back to doing what I love to do. I still have never found my groove since my wife started working. Some of it is laziness, some of it circumstance. What it comes down to is I've been able to justify the excuses with "I'm … Continue reading It’s Time to Run… Again… Maybe…
Here we go. It's the fifth day of the year, and I haven't run once this year. In fact, I haven't run since November. I just can't seem to get the motivation going to get up and out there. Maybe it is the single degree temperatures (not single digit, it is literally one single degree … Continue reading I’m Back!
The blue line was crisp, the hills were ready, and the sun was shining. The Akron Marathon was today, and it couldn't have come at a worse time. Next week, it is supposed to be in the 60s all week. This week? 80s and 90s. That's just the beginning of this story. Four months ago, … Continue reading Making the Right Call