2021 Derby 50k medals vest

Fifth Derby 50k

This year was my 5th year running the Derby 50k event. COVID is still in people’s minds but this year there have been many other events. I am coming from Skinny Turkey on Thursday. Even though I did not run yesterday, my legs are feeling just ok. This year I am back with the hopes to complete the event with …

Skinny Turkey 2021 and noodles

2021 Skinny Turkey Half

Happy Thanksgiving I completed my seventh Skinny Turkey Half Marathon. This year I am running as a final prep run for the Derby 50k on Saturday. For my sugars, the levels of my CGMS we not that good this morning. The CGMS was not providing an accurate reading as the calibration check I did earlier in the morning was way …

Cisco 5k virtual 2021 shirt

2021 Cisco 5k virtual this time

So as I have mentioned almost every single year the Cisco 5k was my 1st official running event. Also, it was the event that hook me into running eventually marking the beginning for me to work my way up to graduating into ultra running. This month due to the current COVID Cisco Life Connection team decided to hold the event …

CGMS sensor/transmitter

Running Diabetes: Taping the CGMS sensor

Just recently I was asked about how do I keep my CGMS sensor from getting undone during my long sweaty runs. The CGMS is a subcutaneous sensor that connects to a transmitter that conveys information for a device, insulin pump, or phones your glucose level readings. This happens about every 5 minutes or so. This can be very helpful especially …

2021 Tobacco Road Marathon

Today, Tobacco Road Marathon restarted after a year and a couple of months of delays due to the COVID restrictions. It was a perfect day, perfect weather, and a perfect venue for an event. Last year I was ready when the decision was made to delay, I was going to use this event to prepare for the Umstead 100 but …

Running Shorts: To my past runner self

Hey Insane Runner, Yes, I know, it sounds crazy but yes, it is me from the future. I am writing to you to make sure you understand a few things that might not be clear to you at the time you receive this letter. First, a huge thank you for taking those first steps to be healthier and perform better …