85th Patriot’s Day 5.0 Miler Race Results

Congratulations to all the runners that ran at Boston today and all the runners who ran in Portland too.

Okay, there are a bunch of conflicting thoughts running around through my noggin now about today’s – Patriot’s Day 5.0 Miler race.

Patriots Day 5 Miler Finish - 4-21-14
Patriots Day 5 Miler Finish – 4-21-14, photo by Phil Dionne

Great Race – Loved the race organization, lots support from the city of Portland, fantastic volunteers and the course, which was fast but fair. These things along with gorgeous weather (just a little breezy), made it so it was going to be a good day for a race.

I enjoyed was the company of my brother-in-law Phil, who came along for the ride and even took a few photos during the race.

While I am happy that I finished, I still have this huge sense of disappointment about how I did. Continue reading “85th Patriot’s Day 5.0 Miler Race Results”

What Is Happening In 2014

There is light after the storm
There is light after the storm

I am going to do things a bit different.

Well actually a LOT different in 2014, than I have in the past when it comes to my running.

Okay Harold, we have heard this crap before, you are going to change your running and that is so going to change the world!

In other words what in the hell do you want to try this time – Harold?

What I want to do

This article gives a pretty good overview of the direction I am sort of heading. In other words – no S.M.A.R.T. goals and focusing more on “just doing” or the process. This is a huge change for me and I know that many out there will disagree with my decision to do this, however, it is a change that I feel I have to make.

So I will: Continue reading “What Is Happening In 2014”