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SCM40in40

An avid runner for years, I turned to the sports of Triathlon and Cycling to mix things up a bit. I am currently engaged in a challenge during the 40th year of my life (which will be completed in May 2010) to complete 40 endurance events during my 40th year and raise $40,000 for the Leukemia and... Full Bio
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40 in 40 by the numbers by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So – here’s a recap of what we’ve done over the course of the past year and how we’ve done it $40,000 raised – absolutely awesome! Thank you all for your support. 1 VER ... Read on »
no event...but what a weekend - Thank you Sheila - you rock by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One week after she graduates from her masters program, Sheila throws me the best, knock down drag out weekend party ever! a night on the town with the boys.....including ... Read on »
A weekend "off" so what to do? by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Resting on my laurels is not a common practice for me. There is so much to be done. We have the Man/Woman of the year event on Saturday. And Light the Night in October, c ... Read on »
Event #40, 4 Hour Adventure Race, US National Whitewater Center, Saturday May 8 by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Honestly, it is with a bit of sadness that I am writing this entry. After a year of racing, training, blogging and most importantly fundraising, the 40 in 40 is complete. ... Read on »
#40 in the books and what a blast by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Will provide more details shortly - but at the end of the day, we raced about 10 miles in about 4 hours time....four novice adventure racers. The best race out of the 40 by ... Read on »
#40 - coming up....in a few short hours by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Will provide more details shortly - but at the end of the day, we raced about 10 miles in about 4 hours time....four novice adventure racers. The best race out of the 40 b ... Read on »
$40,000 by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today - my birthday - my 40th birthday started out like any other day...a little sleepy - a quick workout before work - and then - it got amazingly better. I had a surpris ... Read on »
Event #39, Mount Holly Springfest 5K, Saturday May1 by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Holy cow - it's May 1st. How did THAT happen? Man the year has flown by, the year of the 40 in 40 and 2010 so far...wow. We've raised ove ... Read on »
Events #37 and #38, Sally's Y 5k and Sally's Y 50K Sunday April 25 by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Two for one special today...just like last year, I was able to do the 5K prior to the cycle event (thank you Melissa Lasarsky and race directors) and got to ride and hang ou ... Read on »
Event #36, Skyline 5K, Saturday April 24 by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ugh...tired....really sleepy when the alarm went off this AM. I abused the snooze and got up pretty much at the last possible minute to make it to the race on time. But I ... Read on »
so - what's up this weekend? Events 36,37 and 38 by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What are your plans for the weekend? I plan to run 2 5Ks (one each Saturday and Sunday) and do at least a 30+ mile bike ride (Sunday).. why? I am within striking distance of ... Read on »
Event #35, Elizabeth 8K, Saturday April 17 by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Great day for a run of any sort....cool, sunny..I got about 10 hours of sleep - bonus. Made it to the race site about 7:10, saw Elvis out front...same dude as last year ... Read on »
#35 on tap - Saturday AM by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running tough week at work and I think I ran all of 10 miles this week...and that may be generous...Elizabeth 8K is tomorrow - hope to see some co-workers Mike, Adam and Steve ther ... Read on »
Let the games begin... by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running With 6 more races, I am now entering what I call "crazy season" at work (a quarterly phenomenon associated with what I do) where the days are long, but extremely worthwhile ... Read on »
#34 CoolBreeze Triathlon, Sunday March 28 by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Holy crap that alarm went off early....although truth be told - I didn't sleep much after we got home at midnight. Tri bag prep (prior posts go into my concern over that) an ... Read on »
#33 Raleigh Rocks 5K, Saturday March 27 by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Another one in the books. A great 5K in Raleigh. Got to run with Sheila. And got to run with my sister and brother-in-law - who were doing their first 5K EVER.... and they ... Read on »
#32 Shamrock 4 Miler, Saturday March 20 - in the books by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Whew - very relieved to have done the race and had a blast doing it. Large field (about 1000 runners) but very well run event. Heading into the race, I was feeling a g ... Read on »
The Drought by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The span between # 31, January 23, 2010 and #32, March 20, 2010 - was a drought...a drought of races, training, discipline....but not of work or fundraising. We're at $25K ... Read on »
comment regarding Charity runners and Marathons by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "Charity runners" are not lesser marathon citizens in the world of marathon. Sure we may not be pushing sub 3 hours, but we are doing "our first marathon", "our first half ... Read on »
what an end to an amazing week Event # 32 - NOT by SCM40in40 Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After leaving work at 2 AM Friday AM - and a long 7 hour rtek to Myrtle Beach for the half marathon, event # 32....with my sister Andrea and her boyfriend dave....arriving ... Read on »