After last week’s marathon in Delaware and having to drive all the way up there from Virginia Beach by myself, (exhausting…especially when you finish the race and immediately jump in the car….yeah, I know!) this time I was able to coerce my wife to join me on the drive. She wasn't going to run but she decided to keep me company during my time away. These events have been our get-a-aways where we can see the site and enjoy time together. Busy businesses keep us too occupied at
Delaware Marathon #41 For this marathon I was going it alone. My wife and number one fan was going to stay home and work. It would be my 41st marathon and my 5th one of the year. So far I have been packing them in pretty tight since my first one was mid-month March with the One City in Newport News, Virginia.
I had decided to drive up to Delaware by myself to avoid too much expenses. I found a relatively inexpensive hotel and ended up driving from our Richmond office that F
Charlottes (HILLS) marathon #39
There is a time during the running of any marathon that you wonder “What in the world was I thinking for signing up for this race!”
This one certainly had a couple of those moments for me. It was nice smaller race that included not only marathon runners but a large group of half marathoners as well as 8K. We were all mixed together at the starting line so it was a pretty good group of people. However there were only 192 marathon finishers.
Well this weekend was a another marathon weekend. I had entered the Shamrock Whale Challenge for the fifth time in six years. I missed it last year due to my pericarditis. The Whale Challenge is running the 8K on the Saturday before and a full marathon on the Sunday after. I always felt that I had home-field advantage in this race being that it was right here in Virginia Beach. You just couldn’t miss it! I was always able to sleep in my own bed, eat my own food, and even be a
As I begin to prepare for yet another marathon I am going back and reposting my old blog posts from my original blog, ET's This I Believe. Of course now this one is all about running! I probably should rewrite them all but that is a lot of work....and I am lazy. Read through and relive my story, Hope you enjoy! http://etsthisibelieve.blogspot.com/2014/03/sermon-run-forrest-run.html As always, I share my story as a diabetic and why I run. That is important to me. Continue to s