Category: Races

  • Todd’s First Ironman

    A good friend, Todd Stabenow, is participating in his first Ironman (Chattanooga) this year and raising money for a great cause.   I’m supporting him not only because of our friendship, he is also putting up a $1,500 4-night stay in Charleston to one lucky winner. Every $30 donation gives you an entry where you have no worse than a […]

  • 2014 Race Calendar

    Below is my 2014 tentative race calendar. Provided I stay injury free, the following are on my radar with New York City Marathon confirmed. Charleston Half-Marathon (Jan 18) 1:18:45 (New Half-Marathon PR, 2nd overall) BB&T Corp Cup Team 5K (Mar 8) 17:31 (3rd overall) Charlotte 10 Miler (Mar 23) 17:15 (New 10 Mile PR, 1st overall) Know Your Craft […]

  • Gateway Outer Banks (OBX) Marathon

    Today marks 6 days since running the 2013 Gateway Outer Banks Marathon. Since this was a PR marathon for me, I would like to provide a short report on the course and experience. Outer Banks (OBX) Marathon offers beauty, history, and pockets of sincere crowd support. This year the race was capped at 2,500 runners; […]

  • 2012 – 24 Hours of Booty Thank You!

    I am honored to announce through the support of friends and family, I have surpassed my fundraising goal for this year’s 24 Hours of Booty cycling event!! This will be my second year participating in 24 Hours of Booty, a 24-hour cycling event that raises money for national and local cancer initiatives. The plan is […]

  • New River Trail 50K Race Report

    New River Trail 50K Race Report

    50K (31.1 miles) – not a race for the average runner. Over the years, I have always admired Ultra Runners, vowing to one day run more than just a marathon (26.2 miles). On October 8th, 2011 I completed the New River Trail 50K (Ultra-Marathon) in Fries, Virginia…AMAZING EXPERIENCE! Over the last few months, my training […]

  • Race to the Top Duke Energy Center Charlotte Post Race

    Race to the Top Duke Energy Center Charlotte Post Race

    Saturday, 3-26-2011 the inaugural Charlotte Duke Energy Center Race to the Top took place. Over 500 runners braved the chilly, rainy spring morning to give it their best shot. 2011 Results There was a lot of buzz in the Charlotte running community leading up to the race. Participants were to race to the top of […]

  • Charlotte Thunder Road Marathon Runners

    With Charlotte’s Thunder Road Marathon 2010 – Amica Insurance Half Marathon in the books, I wanted to congratulate a few friends that are runners in Charlotte; these runners are also active on Twitter, so follow them for updates. Jordan Kinley captured 1st place in the full marathon again this year, with an impressive time of […]

  • SunTrust Richmond Marathon Reflection

    Dubbed “America’s Friendliest Marathon”, the SunTrust Richmond Marathon surely lived up to its name. With the sun shinning, marathoners were off promptly at 8am. During the first few miles, runners got comfortable and settled into pace. Around mile 6 we descended towards the James River. Before crossing the small bridge, a large crowd cheered us though, what an awesome party zone. The […]

  • Richmond Marathon – Let the taper begin

    My last long run is officially done! Since the end of August, I have been training hard for Richmond Marathon on November 13th. There is a special goal behind all of the hard work… to achieve a Boston Qualifier (BQ). Granted this is only my second marathon, the goal is realistic. The training approach for […]

  • POST Marathon Reflection

    With my first marathon in the bag, I wanted to do a brief reflection on my experience. Running 26.2 miles was amazing. The course was a great tour through Charlotte, and everything was organized very well. During the marathon I had great support from many friends, plus locals that came out to support the runners. […]