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Healing, Regrouping, and Ducks

OK. I’m not sure where to begin this post so bear with me. Many of you know that I was all set to race Ironman Maryland last weekend.  Without dwelling too much on what went wrong or feeling too sorry for myself, I wanted to at least get the word out to people that I [...]
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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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Looking Ahead to 2014

I wanted to take a minute and update folks on a few things that I am excited about as we get ready to usher in the New Year.  For starters, keep an eye on Endurance Racing Magazine as I will be writing a standing column called “Racing Against Cancer” where I will talk about all [...]
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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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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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Redemption Running

I headed out this morning for what needed to be about a 15 mile jaunt. I am two weeks out from the NYC marathon so technically last weekend should have been a 20 mile training run but that didn’t quite happen. But it’s OK. I’ll figure it out on race day. (the most famous of [...]
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Chapter and Verse

I realize it’s been a while since I have posted. All is well, it’s just been a rather busy time. Much of my energy has been focused on networking and trying to land a job since mine terminates at the end of September. I’m still not certain where my path will lead me or what [...]
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Enough Already

It feels like we are on day 900 of 90 plus degree heat here in the metro Philly area. Apparently we are not alone as most of the country is sharing space in our Easy Bake Oven. My questions is, just how hot does it have to be for how long before the earth explodes? [...]
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2009 ING NYC Marathon Recap

The 2009 ING New York City Marathon was truly an amazing experience. I raced NYC this year as part of Ethan Zohn’s charitable organization Grassroot Soccer (GRS) which raises funds for AIDS and HIV education and awareness. Our team raised a combined $150,000 for the cause.
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NYC 26.2

If nothing else, I will have fun. I don't anticipate an exceptionally fast day. But between the newness and excitement of a course like NY, and sharing it with 48,000 other runners and a couple of million spectators, you never know what kind of day it could turn out to be.
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