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Wrightsville Beach Marathon, a success story of sorts by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  As race morning dawned, I was once again feeling confident with my training and hopeful that the hip would hold up for me. I made the drive to the finish area where I met u ... Read on »
Wrightsville Beach Marathon Preview part 2 or the X Factor by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  As I mentioned in the last post, it was Stiner Massage that got me back to running again and hopefully has finally solved the issue with recurring hamstring issues I ha ... Read on »
Wrightsville Beach Marathon Preview or why am I here. by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon   Lets go into the way back machine for just a few minutes to explain why I am running this race in the first place. Old friends and followers probably know most of this but ... Read on »
Sweetheart 5k and weekly training update by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Every now and then I like  race the shorter distances for fun and see how the speed and training are going so I signed up for  a Valentines Day 5k in Rocky Mount.  Of course ... Read on »
Training update week ending 2-8-15. 6 weeks to go ! by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Things continue to go better than I could have hoped for at this point and I am having a lot of fun in the process. I ended up with 54 miles which was actually a cut back fr ... Read on »
Another exciting week as the journey continues. Training update week ending 2-1-2015 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon I can't say enough how exciting it is to have my training going so well right now. I would have never believed that after barely being able to run just 4 months ago that I h ... Read on »
Training update Week Ending 1-25-15 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  Ok, it's time for another boring blogpost.  Well, I must say I am quite happy with the way things are progressing after just completing another great week. My total for ... Read on »
Training update week ending 01-14-15 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon It's been two weeks since the last update so lets see what I have been up to lately.  Mon. 1-5. I was short on time but made the most of it with 5 miles including 4 at te ... Read on »
Ocean Isle Beach Bridge Run for Food Half Marathon by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon   Made my way down to the beach for my 3rd time running this event. My goal was to try and run about 1:40 but I knew things would have to go perfectly for that to ha ... Read on »
Training update week ending 1-4-15 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  Things are continuing to go  well with the training with the overall focus still on getting a fast marathon time in March.  Monday I got the week started off great with ... Read on »
Looking ahead to 2015 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon   Normally as I am writing this annual post, I have just about planned my entire year of racing and  have entered most of the events. However this year is a bit different an ... Read on »
Year in review 2014 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  What a long strange trip it's been. Truly a year of big ups and downs both in my running and personally. However as always I will look at the successes as building blocks f ... Read on »
training update week ending 12-28-14 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  The last full week before the end of the year and it was a great one !  Mon. Started off strong when I had some zip to start so I repeated my 3 x 2 mile marathon race pa ... Read on »
Training update thru Dec 21st by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  Happy Winter Solstice and Merry Christmas !   The training has been going very well since the last update 2 weeks ago. I am  now officially into the marathon training pe ... Read on »
Flowers Festive 5k by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  Short Version. I won !!!  I returned this morning for the final 5k of the year in Flowers Plantation. The course was altered from the one we ran at the Turkey Trot three ... Read on »
Some thoughts on getting in the Western States 100 for 2015 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  I just wanted to share a few thoughts on my luck in the lottery and finally getting into Western States and after this I won't be talking about it again until the Spring. I ... Read on »
Training update thru Dec.7th 2014 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  It's been a month since the last update. My focus over this past month has just to slowly build my mileage back to pre-injury levels and have some fun doing it. I was alrea ... Read on »
Derby 50k 2014 or the streak continues by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon It's been going on long enough now to call it tradition. If it's Thanksgiving weekend it is time to head South for the Derby 50k. This year I would be going for my 11th cons ... Read on »
Flowers Plantation Turkey Trot 5k by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  Since Frank and Karla moved into Flowers Plantation, I have participated in several 5k races in the neighborhood put on by the club at FP. Well actually the first one we ra ... Read on »
OBX Marathon # 7 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  Things have been going well with the comeback from the injury since last months marathon in Verona and although I am still a long ways from being back in shape to racing a ... Read on »