Marathin: Running to physical and mental exhaustion, finish or fail, then getting back up to do it all over again!

Training for a marathon (26.2 miles) takes approximately 414.56 miles, and 3,760:22 minutes or 62:40:22 hours of training. That is 2 days 14 hours 40 minutes and 22 seconds of running! AND I only accomplished 82% of my runs. Imagine the count had I not had my winter cold, taken time to deal with plantar fasciitis, or skipped others runs due to sheer lack of time in my busy life.  Day 1 of Training. Traing for a marathon is ruff! I dedicated 18 weekends to run between 8 and 20 miles. I traveled 30 minutes each way to meet my BRF (Best Running … Continue reading Marathin: Running to physical and mental exhaustion, finish or fail, then getting back up to do it all over again!

Stay Adventurous!

Adventure: ad·ven·ture, adˈven(t)SHər,ədˈven(t)SHər/ – an unusual and exciting, typically hazardous, experience or activity, especially with the exploration of the unknown… My entire life has been built around adventure. I’m fairly certain as a kid I almost always had dirt under my nails, and I liked it that way. It helped that I grew up on a street with almost all boys!The south end of my hometown was largely unincorporated for the entirety of my youth. The rural suburb I lived in didn’t even have street lights. I went out in the morning, after cartoons and cereal, and came back just before dark. Break … Continue reading Stay Adventurous!