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KovasP

Downers grove, Illinois
I'm a father of 4, husband to an amazing woman, and an endurance enthusiast.  In 1995 I ran the Chicago Marathon and then basically stopped exercising and gained a lot of weight. In late 2007, I began a slow journey back to fitness. In fits and starts, I tried a variety of things,... Full Bio
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#BostonStrong Lace Medallion, All Damn Day by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon As a fundraiser for The One Fund Boston, Saucony created this #BostonStrong Lace Medallion. For every $5 pair of medallions purchased, Saucony will donate 100% of sales to h ... Read on »
#FavoriteRun: Maple Grove Forest Preserve by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon When MissZippy posted yesterday about a #FavoriteRun workout, I knew I had to participate. While I have many favorite runs, there is one that I am always happy to ... Read on »
#GIVEAWAY! @22clothing tshirt! by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon #GIVEAWAY! @22clothing tshirt! My loss is your gain. A while ago, twentytwo clothing provided District Cycling ( @districtcycling ) a tshirt to give away and I won it! ... Read on »
#Giveaway: @22clothing tshirt - Details Monday! by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon That's right, I'm giving away a 22Clothing Recumbent Tshirt next week. Contest details on Monday! Read on »
#Snowchat by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon With the desire to go skiing arriving earlier than ever this year, I've gotten started by buying new boots for Tazer and me, scoring a great deal on skis on eBay, ordering a ... Read on »
“EXTREME” DVD Review by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Growing up in Southern California, I had ready access to the ocean (1 mile away) and the mountains (45 minutes away). It was an idyllic location to grow up. At ... Read on »
(A Giveaway) GU Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Drink by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Carb-rich Roctane Drink is for athletes looking to expand their fueling options over longer and more intense training and racing sessions. It contains the ... Read on »
...and in 4th, just off the podium... by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon On Saturday, July 10th, we welcomed Aleksandras Paulius Palubinskas to our family. Mother and baby are healthy and happy, while siblings and I are amaze ... Read on »
...and winter is here by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Not really, but it has been blustery, cold, and rainy for several days. This morning on my run, I wore light gloves and ear covers for the first time. The low ... Read on »
10 Days of Joy and Sadness by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon From the time I was 9 or so until 18 (I think), my parents sent me off to a summer camp in Michigan, Camp Dainava. It's a Lithuanian heritage camp, where the kids speak the ... Read on »
10 Random Things About Me (actually 21, but who's counting?) by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon So yesterday, blogging's hunky dad tagged me after being tagged by Andrew to reveal 10 Random Things. Read what he posted here . Since I'm an incorrigible lazy-ass ... Read on »
10 Reasons Pool Running Doesn't Suck by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon (Image pixilated to protect the inncocent.) In honor of our own aquajoggers (aquabloggers?), ChrisK and Beth , from the December 2010 issue of Tri ... Read on »
100 Day Burpee Challenge by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon Most of us shy away from working on our weaknesses. One of the things I've most appreciated about CrossFit is how it has truly humbled me, physically (I was alread ... Read on »
1000 Mile Goals: 10 Weeks Left by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon At the beginning of 2012, I set two goals for myself, to both run and bike 1,000 miles this year. There are times I've wondered why I'm pursuing them, and during tho ... Read on »
1000 Mile Goals: 11 Weeks Left by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon At the beginning of 2012, I set two goals for myself, to both run and bike 1,000 miles this year. Moving along pretty well -- as of yesterday, this is how things stood ... Read on »
1000 Mile Goals: 12 Weeks Left by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon At the beginning of 2012, I set two goals for myself, to both run and bike 1,000 miles this year. As of yesterday, this is how things stood Cycling:  203.71 miles left ... Read on »
1000 Mile Goals: 13 Weeks Left by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon First, a shout-out to TriMOEngineer, who has also set herself some end of year goals and continues Climbing Those Hills ! At the beginning of 2012, I set two goals my ... Read on »
1000 Mile Goals: 14 Weeks Left by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon At the beginning of 2012, I set two goals for myself, to both run and bike 1,000 miles this year. As of this week, with 14 weeks left, this is how things stood: Cycli ... Read on »
1000 Mile Goals: 5 Weeks Left by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon At the beginning of 2012, I set two goals for myself, to both run and bike 1,000 miles this year. As of yesterday, this is how things stood Cycling: 104.5 miles left. ... Read on »
1000 Mile Goals: 6 Weeks Left by KovasP Posted in: Blog Posts in Triathlon At the beginning of 2012, I set two goals for myself, to both run and bike 1,000 miles this year. As of yesterday, this is how things stood Cycling: 104.5 miles left. ... Read on »