My Challenges

As I train for multiple endurance events, I will be updating my blog on my progress. It is finally spring in New England. We had been averaging 20 degrees below normal until Thursday this week. Triathlon training started this week with everyone happy for the warmer weather to get out on their bikes. I amContinue reading “My Challenges”

New Runners to Boston Marathon

I wish all the runners running Boston Marathon tomorrow good luck. More than half the field is new runners. As the last corral crosses the starting line, the women, men and wheelchair winners have cross the finish line. It will be a long day for the volunteers. All those new runners, here are some tipsContinue reading “New Runners to Boston Marathon”

Triathlon Training & Newsletter

With snow on the ground it is hard to think about triathlons but is that time. April showers brings May flowers and warm weather. Yes it will get warm to swim in the lake. Go to Upcoming 2014 Clinics page to see more information and download the Triathlon Team Training brochure. New this year: HalfContinue reading “Triathlon Training & Newsletter”

Redeemtion of Great Bay Half

Woke up today ready to run the hills of Great Bay Half Marathon. Locco Running puts on a great race. I ran every hill until mile 12 the semi flat part. At mile 12, I got nauseous then my asthma acted up. Did not like walking and running the last miles but I wanted to finish running.Continue reading “Redeemtion of Great Bay Half”

Spring Has Finally Sprung

Here in New England, spring has finally sprung. Boston Marathon is in 2 weeks. The weather has finally turned in a good way with some warmth. Trails still have ice which it will be 2 weeks before we can run. I cannot remember a winter that will never end, not with just snow but the extremeContinue reading “Spring Has Finally Sprung”

What Are Your Goals for 2014?

As we start 2014, many decide on their New Year’s Resolution. Resolution should be replace with Goals. When you say goals, you will accomplish the goal(s). Look back at 2013, what you accomplish and what you didn’t accomplish. Write down each goal you accomplish and how and why did you achieve it. Now write downContinue reading “What Are Your Goals for 2014?”

Non-Stress Holiday

Last Friday night, I started my Christmas shopping but I had fun. The weather was a balmy 45 degrees with snow still showing its face; the homes had their holiday lights on and shops in Newburyport were doing Invitation Night. It was perfect until a couple cars beeping their horns. Locals say to them goContinue reading “Non-Stress Holiday”

Winter Running Challenge!

Winter is coming early with snow and very cold temperatures across most of United States. If you dress properly and check the weather, running the winter can be enjoyable. I know some runners will say I am crazy. As I am running today, I am thinking what new runners need to know to survive theContinue reading “Winter Running Challenge!”