2012 Surf the Murph 50K Recap

It was a golden morning!  A bit cold, but expected – no wind.  Jim and I ran our first ultra, trail marathon (longer than 26.2).  It was awesome – no expectations for time, just run for a long time (5 hours 50 minutes actually – and the mileage was 33.3 miles).

Here are some of […]

2012 Twin Cities Marathon Recap

It was a cold day in my running history.  This was Murphy’s law in action….my watch died at mile 12, it was colder than I expected for wearing only a tank top and I got the stomach flu.  I didn’t feel good on Saturday afternoon, but when do you feel good after tapering?  Never, so […]

2012 Grandmas Marathon Recap

First off, thank you to everyone who donated to the American Cancer Society for this run!  It was awesome to work with and chat up with good people – that’s the real reason I love doing this.  I’ve got the official dollar figure at $2,210.69!!!!!  We are still working out the Medtronic donation, but that […]

2012 Grandma’s Marathon Mile Dedications

Here’s the list of miles and the people who they are dedicated to.  This list consists of the people who made this possible and was randomly selected with a SQL statement and a table variable.  Thanks to everyone!

Mile Name 0 Grammy and Pop Pop 1 Aunt Margy 2 Marti and Darci 3 Matt LeTourneau […]

Grandmas 2012 ACS Status 6/2/12

Donation Progress Click here if you’d like to donate! Currently at $1,290.69 – 64.5% to $2000, $1790.69 committed (see next bullet) – that is a new PR for me! Medtronic is processing my request for $600 – at least $500 should be to ACS by race day. (If you are a Medtronic employee and volunteer […]

What do you get if you donate? – 2012 Version

Here’s a few listing of my services I’m offering if you donate.

Here are some of my new ideas for this year… Here’s what I offered for 2010 TC Marathon – all offers still stand except the dollar amounts on my hair. Here’s the options from 2009 Des Moines Marathon – again all offers stand […]

2012 Masters Pool – HOLLA – ACS edition

As explained here, I’m running Grandma’s marathon for the American Cancer Society.  One of the ways I’m going to raise some money and have some fun is by running a Masters pool.  A friend and I did this back at Ontrack from 2000 to 2006.  We had a great gambling ring there.

Here’s how it […]

NCAA Bracket – HOLLA – ACS edition

As explained here, I’m running Grandma’s marathon for the American Cancer Society. One of the ways I’m going to raise some money and have some fun is by running an NCAA basketball bracket pool. It’s been said that the NCAA tournament costs the US $3.8 billion per year, let’s see if we can make it […]

2012 Grandma’s Marathon for American Cancer Society

Since I didn’t run a fall marathon in 2011, I missed my usual turn to raise money for the American Cancer Society (ACS).  Therefore, I’ve decided to do run this years Grandma’s marathon for ACS.  The spring marathon opens up a couple of possibilities in the fund raising area – namely March Madness, The Masters […]

2011 in 2011 – 2011 in Review

Here’s the highlights of breakdown of my activities in 2011.

I ran 2011 miles – I “Ran the Year”. I ran two marathons – Boston in April and Grandmas in June. I did my first non-sprint triathlon – Square Lake 1/2 Ironman in September. Things worked out in December with the weather and my work […]