40 for 40: Day 9


Growing up, I had two wonderful dogs – Asta and Sandy. These two dogs had completely different personalities. Asta would lay around all day and then wonder where dinner was. Sandy would beg you to go out and throw the tennis ball to her. By the end of the workout, she was still going, and I […]

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40 for 40: Day 8

Day 8 - Different Airport View

As much as we might want to run from our past experiences, they help define our present and our future. Some experiences lead to new careers, new friendships and passions revealed. At seventeen, I embraced the unknown and walked clumsily into the adventure. Years later, I can clearly see the experiences that shaped my life […]

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40 for 40: Day 7

Weaving My Future In Kenya

Today, we pick up the story as we wing our way to Africa. I had ever been out of the country, and now I was heading to Kenya, Africa. I couldn’t believe it. We had loads of gear that was accompanying us, and I had to forgo my carry on so I could carry the […]

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40 for 40: Day 6


I hope you have been enjoying this unique look down memory lane. Today, we are switching gears, and I want to take you to far off lands. I want to take you to Denver, Colorado.Okay, so it’s not quite the far off lands you were expecting but this story has a few twists and turns […]

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40 for 40: Day 5

Epic Mile Header

As you can tell by now, running and cross country were a big part of my life growing up. I always dreamed of running a 4-minute mile just like my hero Roger Bannister. I envisioned a long and prosperous career as a track athlete, but life would have other plans. Looking back over some of my […]

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40 for 40: Day 4

Day 4 - 400 Mile Summer

I know I have been on a little bit of a running kick over the past few days, but it was such a huge part of my life growing up. In fact, I would not be the person I am today without running. Running was an escape for me. I could get lost in a different […]

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