City Of Oaks not a great finish time but an unforgettable great event

This was a totally a crazy marathon performance compared to my previous years running this event but, I could trade it for nothing. This year, the Expo was a little bit disappointing. I do not know if it was because of the new location, which had ample space since it moved from its original location to the Convention Center or I went too ...

Very warm an amazing Chicago Marathon Experience

WOW! I am still speechless and amazed when I recall the marathon experience. This Chicago Marathon was my 15th completed marathon and I am glad I did it this way, with so much amazing marathon coordination, plenty of fuel, music and a surreal spectator support.  The early morning started as planned with a light breakfast, grabbed my check-in bag with ...

Chicago Inaugural International 5k great way to start the running weekend

I was fortunate enough to get into the 2017Chicago Marathon. There was also an option to join a 5k as part of the celebrations and a chance to see other runners from other countries. My friend Roland and I decided that since we were going to most likely run around 5 miles anyway why not join the 5k and run ...

Charlotte 13.1 Race Series Half in prep for Chicago Marathon

This summer and fall season I have been concentrating on my marathon training in preparation for Chicago Marathon in early October in the hopes to achieve a PR. I ran this event two years ago and the course is pretty nice and easy with the exception of some unexpected hills during miles 6-7. This year, my friend Roland, my brother-in-law ...

Raleigh Spring Half with some warm weather

This event counts towards the triple medal for the 13.1 Series. I ran this same event last year and although it was a fun event it was warm, humid and slow. This time I had no expectation of PRing this year either since I knew temperature and humidity were going to be warm, but lower compared to last year, but still warm. ...