Missing Goals

I’ve been thinking about goals a lot this week.  I often set them, but I don’t always hit them. 

Setting running goals is kind of like playing 500, if you don’t get set once out of every four hands you get the bid, you aren’t bidding aggressively enough. 

According to my calculations, I’m […]

Grandma’s 2010 Recap

We’re going to Boston! I made my BQ (Boston Qualifier) time of 3:15:59!

The conditions were pretty good, except there was a bit of a head wind. It started out a bit cloudy, but when the sun came out it started to get hot. Luckily that only lasted around miles 4 – 8. I just […]

The Official Unofficial Myrtle Beach Marathon

This last weekend we went down to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina to run the Myrtle Beach Marathon – this was going to be Erika’s first full marathon. Due to about 3″ of snow, the official organized marathon was cancelled. We we weren’t going to let that stop us, so we ran the Official […]

Des Moines Marathon – wrap up

It was a good run!!!  The marathon was great.  There were a few things that contributed to it being awesome:

First and most important was my cheering crew.  Erika, Abbie and Jake were there, as well as my neighbors, Rob, Jeannie, Kyle and Adam all made the trek down and each time I saw them, […]