We are still in 2020 right? Feels like it’s lasted for 5 years. It has tested us, broke us, and taught us things. And while is does sound cliché, those tough times did show us the strength we really do have. It was an ugly year, but I am sure it did have some beauty in it. Let’s see those moments that made us smile … Continue reading Marty, whatever happens don’t ever go to 2020
During the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon this year, I was filming something special. The week of the race you are supposed to conserve your miles, rest, and taper. Not I! I was approached by ESPN Run to take part in a new episode of a program they were doing. I was their first episode and there are no words for how honored I am. I … Continue reading Running with ESPN Run
So here we are…less than a month away from the runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon weekend. Time has flown by! But I can’t help that my anxiety is through the roof! Running has been more than just a challenge lately. Just being able to survive each day has been the goal. But I have been able to get my runs in and able to hit those … Continue reading Oh what fun it is to run
Lately I have been on a tough road. I always have hope that one day all my illnesses would just stop, but the way things are going….it doesn’t seem that way. My conditions only seem to be worsening and days are only getting tougher to push through. I do wake up every day in pain and I barely sleep at night, but every day is … Continue reading There is magic to train for
So another runDisney marathon weekend has come and gone. Weather was unpredictable as usual because well…..Florida. Last year, it was 30 something degrees and this year we were in the 80s. Horrible running conditions in my opinion. But I was happy that I was staying in part of Hilton Bonnet Creek‘s marathon weekend. Have you heard or stayed there for a race yet? It is … Continue reading Running to Hilton Bonnet Creek
There are many reasons we all run. Sometimes we start running to lose weight, be active, or try something new. But once we start there is no turning back. But for others, it truly is a sense of accomplishment and a goal to reach due to a journey that has been so difficult you want to accomplish something that can bring you back to life … Continue reading Keep moving forward. An inspiring story about Eric Donaho
It’s officially fall! Which means it’s officially marathon training season. WOOHOO! What does that mean in Florida? Beautiful fall leaves, those brown, orange, yellow colors, with cool breezes and cool nights…NO. That doesn’t happen here. We get rain, HOT days and humid nights. But runners still run through those conditions, I think we are just used to it and we battle through it all. But … Continue reading Walt Disney World Marathon 2019
Living in Orlando has its perks. I am close to all the theme parks, get to see all the cool shows, swim and trek through all the natural rivers and trails. I take advantage of it all. But with the Walt Disney World Marathon almost a week away, I am also prepping for my traditional stay. By that I mean, turning my race weekend, into a fun … Continue reading RUNcation!
What does the word “impossible” mean to you? For me it means a challenge that I gladly accept. Almost my whole life, many have told me that what I do is impossible. There is no way that someone with the severity of my Scoliosis can not be a runner, much less a marathoner. Having Scoliosis from a very early age did change how I saw … Continue reading Impossible is nothing.
In case you missed the first half of my Goofy Challenge recap, you can find it here. After we ran the half marathon, we headed back to the resort to get prepared for the marathon. My PT, Joe came back to finish working on me and see how bad I was. I was actually feeling OK and not that sore or pained. The only trouble I was … Continue reading Goofy Challenge the EPIC race.