Monthly Archives: July 2012

  • The road is long

    Posted on July 27, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    While out on a training run this week I began to think about training for a marathon and the ups and downs that comes with it.  It really got me thinking about what your expectations are during the process.  I was having such a good day of training it made me think about the bad […]

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  • Not ready yet

    Posted on July 25, 2012 by in Status Updates

    As I finished up my 18 mile training run this past weekend I realized I was not ready for New York yet.  Here is what I always have to remind myself of, “I am not supposed to be!”  The training for a marathon is a process and that is why it takes 3 months.  I […]

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  • Quote for today 7/19/12

    Posted on July 19, 2012 by in Quote of the Day

    “Learning is defined as a change in behavior.  You haven’t learned a thing until you can take action and use it.”  — Don Shula and Ken Blanchard This reminds me of something I heard that failure is a good thing.  In reality, it is only good if you have taken the time to learn something […]

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  • Quote for today 7/14/12

    Posted on July 14, 2012 by in Quote of the Day

    “Success is a little like wrestling a gorilla.  You don’t quit when you’re tired — you quit when the gorilla is tired.”  Robert Strauss

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  • Quote for today 7/12/12

    Posted on July 12, 2012 by in Quote of the Day

    “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of determination.”  Vince Lombardi

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  • Dreaming big

    Posted on July 11, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    I am not a fan of things unexpected.  I am the guy who will drive the route the previous day for an appointment the next day to make sure I know where I am going.  So for the NYC Marathon I have been watching many of the videos others have posted about their experience in […]

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  • Been a long time

    Posted on July 10, 2012 by in Status Updates

    As I took off for my 14 mile training run on Saturday I reminded myself just how long it had been since I ran that distance.  The only run I have run over the half marathon distance was the Chickamauga Marathon last November.  This made 14 miles seem like a long way at that moment. […]

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  • Peachtree Success

    Posted on July 5, 2012 by in Uncategorized

    There are many ways to judge success in a race.  There could have been quite a number to use to judge it with this week. – It was my fastest 10k in two years. – It was my first race in the last 6 months. – It was a lot of fun. – My family […]

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