5th Annual Florida Beach Halfathon – March 23, 2014

5th Annual Florida Beach Halfathon – March 23, 2014

The Florida Beach Halfathon is the fourth in the Florida Road Races series of four halfathons (half marathons) consisting of the Halloween Halfathon in October, the Holiday Halfathon in December, the Clearwater Half Marathon in January, and this race, the Florida Beach Halfathon, on March 23. Since my very first post-accident race was the Halloween […]

First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon – March 16, 2014

First Watch Sarasota Half Marathon – March 16, 2014

The Sarasota Half Marathon was the very first half marathon I had ever completed and back then, in 2009, it was the Sarasota “Grouper” Half Marathon.  This 2009 race remains my PR to date, at 2:31:09.  The farthest I had ever run prior to the race was 6 consecutive miles.  The young woman I was running with at the […]

Gasparilla Half Marathon – February 23, 2014

Gasparilla Half Marathon – February 23, 2014

As most everyone knows, I’m on a quest to complete 14 half marathons in 2014, having completed my FOURTH for this year, the Gasparilla Half Marathon on February 23, 2014.  When this race was originally offered to me, I immediately grabbed it.  While I really do want to PR at every race I complete, as […]

Fort Lauderdale A1A Half Marathon – February 16, 2014

Fort Lauderdale A1A Half Marathon – February 16, 2014

Back in December, 2013 when I had decided to try and make 14 half marathons in 2014 a reality, I sent an email to Exclusive Sports Marketing. Matt Lorraine responded four days later, offering me a registration to the Fort Lauderdale A1A Half Marathon! It wasn’t until Friday, February 14 that I could actually confirm […]

Suncoast Half Marathon – January 26, 2014

Suncoast Half Marathon – January 26, 2014

One week after having completed my first half marathon of 2014, I woke up on Sunday, January 26, 2014 to head out on my second half marathon adventure. When I woke up that morning, it was raining and cold – not the kind of weather that encourages me to get up out of bed on […]