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Experience Life

April 25, 2016


Oftentimes we get caught up in what we believe is truth, without ever fully comprehending it.  We prevent ourselves from experiencing exciting new things out of fear.  We do this because of perception.  We forget that it’s all conjecture and sometimes, unfortunately, we avoid the experience altogether.  I did that with running, until I ran […]

Etch A Run

June 13, 2012


Last night I started playing with an old pocket Etch A Sketch I had sitting on a book shelf.  I stared at it for a while before shaking loose the picture I had drawn a year before.  I wouldn’t say my drawing was perfect, but nonetheless it was a drawing.  Growing up I never really […]

Runner…You Are Not Alone

January 27, 2012


When I began this running site it was a way to keep me focused on my goal of running my first half marathon.  Over time it has developed into something much more.  It has manifested itself into a place where beginning runners seek validation or motivation.  It has also become a place where those who […]

When I Don’t Know…I Run

September 29, 2011


Life can be confusing.  At times it seems like we’re always searching for answers or that things aren’t always working out as we planned.  It’s in these times that I often feel like I really just don’t know, so I run.  Running has become my release; an answer to a question – an idea sprung […]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon: New PR’s and A Perfect Course

March 28, 2011


What:  The Rock ‘n’ Roll Dallas Half Marathon Where:  Dallas, TX When:  3/27/2011 Why:  Raises money for Susan G. Komen Marathon for the cure. Course:  Through downtown Dallas, Highland Park and ending in Fair Park (site of Texas State Fair).  One of the best courses we have ever run.  Weather:  48 Degrees (perfect day for […]

Cowtown Half Marathon…Check

February 28, 2011


Rachel and I finished the Cowtown 1/2 Marathon!!  It was a great experience and a very hard course!!  Anyone who ran the race will know exactly what I mean when I say, “Remember mile 9?”  It had to be one of the cruelest hills known to man.  I will give you a full recap of […]

The 10 Commandments of Running a Half Marathon

February 14, 2011


1.  I am the race you will run today.  Do not think of any other races except me 2.  Thou shalt not compete with any runner except yourself 3.  Thou shalt not take your training in vain 4.  Remember to keep holy the long run 5.  Honor those that run beside you 6.  Thou shalt […]