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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 »
Training update thru 11-2-2014 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  It's nice to finally be able to post a training report and actually have  some  run training to talk about again. After the Marathon in Verona Oct. 5th I took off a couple ... Read on »
Verona Marathon 2014 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  So, How did I end up running a marathon in Italy? I have to thank my friend Margherita Bonfante Scott for that. She was going to be running her 100th marathon and wanted th ... Read on »
Training update thru 10-1-2014 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon     Yes it has been awhile since the last update and that is mainly because there was really no training going on. Just a few days after the last post in late July I had a l ... Read on »
Training update 7-20-14 and whats coming ! by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon Well, in a way there wasn't all that much training the past two weeks since two weeks ago was mostly a mini taper for Grandfather Mountain Marathon and this past week was a ... Read on »
Grandfather Mountain Marathon 2014 .And a little extra ! by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  I had another nice trip to the mountains in July for a fun race and a little escape from the heat of the flatlands. Arrived in town about 4 pm Friday and took a little driv ... Read on »
Grandfather Mountain Marathon Preview Part 2. The plan by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon I'm feeling pretty excited for this years race. OK, I still get excited for most races so that's nothing new. I always look forward to a good time and making memories even w ... Read on »
Grandfather Mountain Marathon Preview Part one , my history. by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  A little hard to believe but I will returning for my 9th trip for the GMM this weekend. I made my first run there in 2003 and it was my 2nd marathon since I began  to get i ... Read on »
training update 7-6-2014 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon It's been two weeks since the last update so I thought I would fill you in on what I have been up to.  Quite a bit of training actually. The last week of June I had a 64 ... Read on »
LOOKING AHEAD TO THE REMAINDER OF 2014 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon After the awesome 1st half of the year I am looking forward now to an awesome 2nd half but it will be a bit different. and quite a bit different than I had plan back last Ja ... Read on »
Training update 6-21-14 by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon   Well, it has been two weeks since the Boogie 50 miler and I'm thinking maybe the recovery is at least complete enough that I can now begin to focus on the big goals that a ... Read on »
2014 review of the 1st 6 months. by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  I have nothing else planned for June so I guess it's ok to go ahead and post a review of the first half of the year and WOW, what a first half it has been.  I was a bit wor ... Read on »
The next phase or how I plan to train for the marathon pr attempt by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon I have come close to a BQ a couple of times in the past year but nowhere near the pr but with good weather I think I would have been close at Myrtle Beach this year. Within ... Read on »
Ultraman has left the building..... temporarily. by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon   Yes, I have decided it's time to change my focus, training and racing  and the new plan doesn't not include any ultra's for awhile.  Ok, let me explain. Like I mentione ... Read on »
Boogie 2014. by Joey A. Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon  I was coming into the race this year full of confidence that my course pr from 2011 was going to fall based on how well my training and racing have been going this  first 6 ... Read on »