Category Archives: running

A Few Words on DNF

 DNF. Did Not Finish. They are the dreaded three letters that no endurance athlete ever wants to see next to their name in the race results column. People train long and hard for months or even years towards a goal they have set for themselves. And one of the things that keep you going is [...]
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HEADstrong’s 1st Annual 5k Run Set for September 14th

Ridley Park, PA – With September recognized as National Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month the HEADstrong Foundation™ has unveiled plans for special fundraising event to promote blood cancer awareness, honor those in the fight and raise funds to support the essential programs and services offered by the organization to improve quality of life for those affected by blood cancers and their families.
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Upcoming Inspiration & Perspiration

Well it looks like my calendar is going to be pretty busy in the coming months. Next up is Ironman Maryland on September 20th. As some of you know, this is the old Chesapeakeman race recently purchased by the WTC. I’m looking forward to doing this race under the M-Dot umbrella and comparing it to [...]
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The Running Lifestyle Podcast Interview

I recently did this podcast interview with Kari Gormley for The Running Lifestyle. We talk about running, triathlon, my leukemia diagnosis and treatments, family, and life. Check out Kari’s other interviews as well. Click to listen  iTunes
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Runner’s World Cover Contest

 I was recently encouraged to enter a contest to grace the cover of Runner’s World magazine. While I was a little apprehensive about this at first, I eventually realized it was a chance to give my blood cancer crusade even greater exposure, rallying the blood cancer community and bolstering all cancer crusaders in the process. [...]
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6th Annual Brad Schoener Memorial 5K

Registration opens tomorrow, January 18th at 8 AM for the 6th Annual Brad Schoener Memorial 5K Walk & Run. Race day is Saturday, May 17th. Participation in this event has grown steadily over the last several years. We encourage everyone to register EARLY  to guarantee your slot as we may sell out by race day. This is a [...]
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TNT Talk at the 2013 Philadelphia Marathon Dinner

My perspective on cancer was always that it was something that happened to others. The sick, the elderly. I grew up one of those perfectly healthy kids who played every sport that I could sink my teeth into. I attended college on a soccer scholarship. I hung on the fringe of a pro soccer career [...]
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Riding Life’s Roller Coaster

It’s been an interesting few weeks. On November 3rd, I crossed the Verrazano Narrows bridge with 50,000 of my closest acquaintances on my way to finishing my 4th NYC marathon. It would have and should have been NYC number 5 but Hurricane Sandy had other thoughts last year. In a nice display of class, those [...]
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Philadelphia Marathon and TNT

 I am also very excited to once again be the guest speaker at the Team in Training Inspirational Dinner the evening prior to the Philadelphia Marathon. I have done this talk before. I love my TNT family. I love this race. And I love this time of year. Looking forward to a great night followed [...]
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New York City 26.2 Here We Come

Saturday morning will find my wife and I barreling up the turnpike into NYC as I get set for this Sunday’s NYC marathon with 45,000 of my closest friends. This will be my 4th year running this epic event with my good buddy Ethan Zohn and his charity Grassroot Soccer. It actually would have been [...]
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