Monthly Archives: January 2016


Taking a brief diversion to participate in The Daily Post Photo Challenge.  The theme this week is Vibrant, and having just got back from Maui, I have a few options to add some color in the midst of winter. We paid a visit to the awesome Maui Ocean Center in Ma’alaea Bay on our recent vacation and enjoyed… Read More »

Maui Oceanfront Marathon Final Thoughts

The final summary of the Maui Oceanfront Marathon with a brief review of the race as an event, and hopefully some lessons learned moving forward as I set my sights on Salt Lake City and marathon number 7 in April.  I’ve already covered the race recap in some detail so to keep this wrap up easy reading, it’s… Read More »

Maui Oceanfront Marathon Recap

Six days post-race and I should get organized and put together a Maui Oceanfront Marathon Recap, especially now that we are back on the mainland.  The warm Hawaiian air, blue seas, and happy hours have dulled the mostly painful details of marathon number six, but I took good notes 🙂  If you read my brief summary from Monday, you already… Read More »

Maui Oceanfront Marathon Finish

A quick update to confirm that I finished the Maui Oceanfront Marathon this past weekend, but holy crap this was a tough race…not just tough but kick your ass, chew you up, spit you out make you want to throw yourself into the ocean and never come back tough.  4:28:54 was the official time…I should… Read More »

Maui Oceanfront Marathon Training Wrap

The latest cycle is complete so to pass some time on the 6 hour flight today, I drafted a Maui Oceanfront Training Wrap.  It’s been a few days since the last post, but with the marathon essentially being my main event, there will probably be a bit of an overload over the next couple days,… Read More »

A few of my favorite apps

New Year, new goals, and if all goes to plan it will be a great 2016, but how to keep track of everything?  I’ve probably mentioned a couple hundred times or so that I do enjoy tracking the various aspects of my training, distances, pace, training plans in spreadsheets, and diet (not quite so bothered by accuracy… Read More »

2016 Goals!

With the holiday decorations (almost sort of – well we are planning on doing it anytime now) stowed away for another year and 2015 in the rear view mirror it’s time to post the 2016 goals for the new year as we enjoy one final festive weekend of diet debauchery.  Nothing wrong with planning to run a marathon or… Read More »