Race Review: Spring Hill Marathon Mania (Half Marathon)

I definitely got some weird looks when I told my friends that on New Year’s Day I would be running a half marathon. They knew what this meant. It meant that I wouldn’t be doing much of anything on New Year’s Eve. I would work in the afternoon, have an early dinner and be in

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My Weightless Year

Okay. I feel I should start by saying that this is NOT a fitness-oriented blog by any stretch of the imagination. The next few weeks involve a lot of running so that’s where my mind is focused at the moment but rest assured, this blog will be as A.D.D. as always. I named it “Josh

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My Dear John Letter to 2016

Hello and welcome to my final post of 2016. You know. That year that tore us all apart. Yeah. It’s finally over. 2016 was a year of worn out hearts and trembling hands. This was a year of heartbreak, loss and moments that truly felt like the end of the world. My current working theory

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In 2017 Lets Share Kindness

It’s no secret that I am a theme park nut. I moved to Orlando simply so I could immerse myself in the world of theme parks. I regret nothing. I, naturally, am I Disney guy through and through but that doesn’t mean that I don’t share a special affair with the other big name in

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Starting to Feel a Bit Dopey

One week from today I’ll have completed the first of four races in the Dopey Challenge. I’ll be on my way to dinner with Erica to fuel up for the 10k after a long day in Magic Kingdom. Erica asked me the other day how I was feeling as we get closer to Dopey. I

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What’s Your Favorite Christmas Movie?

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, except for a giant goat creature that will DEVOUR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY! Wait. What? Ok. So it’s Christmas Eve and everyone is getting ready for the big day. Last minute shopping. Traveling. Cooking. All of it is happening. The

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Running Crazy: Mount Dora Half Marathon Race Review

I’ve decided that for the sake of my own sanity, I need to start writing about the races I am doing. There are two reasons behind this: the first is that I want to be able to share with others my experience so they can get an idea of what to expect when looking for

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Running Crazy: Pre-Race Eating

I’m often asked about how I eat leading up to a race. After two years of running I have found a system that works for me. It’s important to point out that what works for me isn’t going to work for everyone out there. Our bodies are all different and it’s important to listen to

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Running Crazy: Chicago Marathon- Take 2

If you happen to be friends with or follow a runner on social media, you know that Tuesday was kind of like Christmas for runners. The Chicago Marathon announced the results of their runner lottery and a select 40,000 people were made very happy. Now, I have mentioned a couple times now that I am

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Six Months Later: We Are Still Orlando

June 12, 2016 is a day I, and so many others, will never forget. I woke up to my phone buzzing non-stop. There had been a mass shooting at a nightclub not far from my home in Orlando. A nightclub frequented by many of my friends. June 12, 2016: The First 24 Hours The morning

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