Thanksgiving 2019

Greetings, Tribe! I’m pleased to announce that the traditions continue. As usual, I had the opportunity to work at the Drumstick Dash expo and race for our local running store, Athletic Annex. The Drumstick Dash is one of my favorite races of the year. It’s a perfect distance for all ability levels, 2.75 or 4.6 … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2019

Celebration of Life 2019

Greetings, Tribe! This past Saturday I celebrated another trip around the sun and it just might be one of my favorite birthdays ever!! My day started with running the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon (more about that next week), which was absolutely extraordinary. I finished the race in time to run home, shower, and zoom off to … Continue reading Celebration of Life 2019

Hiring a Coach

Greetings, Tribe! For the last couple of years I contemplated getting a running coach and finally this year I did. I’ve been disappointed with the decline in my race performances, and clearly something had to change. Many moons ago I ran my marathon PR, 3:54:34, and I’ve slowed down ever since. My training would be … Continue reading Hiring a Coach

911 update

Greetings, Tribe! My heart is incredibly heavy with this post, but I need to vent… As many of you know, just over a month ago I had to call 911 because of very close gunfire in my neighborhood. Long story short, I wanted on hold for over 25minutes before hanging up. I contacted the sheriff’s … Continue reading 911 update

Recovery Week

Greetings, Tribe! This week has been all about recovery. After running the Chicago Marathon, I definitely needed some R&R. Now, that doesn’t mean I stop moving, but I just move a lot less. Monday through Saturday I ran only one mile and on Sunday I did an easy 6 mile run. So, what did I … Continue reading Recovery Week