Entries by Denny

2013 Wine and Dine Half Marathon

On Saturday evening, the 4th incarnation of Disney’s Wine and Dine Half Marathon took place at Walt Disney World. And for the 4th year in a row, I was running in Disney’s only night race. The Night Race Dynamic For those of you that have never run a night race, it is a totally different […]

The Red Ribbon Half Marathon

This past weekend, Lakeland hosted the first half marathon to take place in Polk County. The Inaugural Red Ribbon Half Marathon was put on by the InnerAct Alliance, a non-profit group dedicated to preventing substance abuse, particularly with kids. As a resident of Lakeland, it was awesome to be able to run a half marathon […]

Blue Springs Marathon

Last weekend, the wife and I traveled to the Kansas City area for the wedding of my wife’s best friend. While the reason for the trip was the wedding, which was wonderful, the trip also provided me with an opportunity to continue my marathon journey by running 26.2 in Missouri. But before I get to […]

Are Marathoners Dying to Run?

I saw an article the other day with a headline that kind of jumped out at me. Running a Marathon Hard on Heart, Especially in Less Prepared Runners. Did I mention I’m running a marathon in 10 days? Obviously I clicked on the headline and read the article.

Nothing Like That Plantar Fasciitis!

As I near taper time for my upcoming marathon, I’m starting to notice a lot more aches and pains than I remember having a few months ago. While I’m pretty sure that most are just phantom pains or fatigue issues that the taper will solve, I do have some soreness on the bottom of my […]