Memorial Day

Today isn’t a happy day. Please don’t say happy Memorial Day. Please don’t thank me–or any veteran or active duty service member—for our service. Today is about remembering those who didn’t make it back home. Today isn’t about drinking beer, going to concerts, shopping, or having a day off. They will never get to raise […]

Mophie Powerstation Pro Charger vs. MyCharge All Terrain Charger

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer in the United States. For many of us that means being outdoors hiking, camping, going to the beach, lake or river. Of course, we want to bring our smartphones and tablets along to capture all of the fun and memories. We have protected our electronics against the […]

Top 10 Reasons to run the Rock n Roll Portland Half Marathon

10. Extra Bling: It’s part of the Cascadia Limited Edition Medal Series. Complete the 8K, 10K, half or full marathon distance at the following three events in 2015: Rock ‘n’ Roll Portland, Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle and Rock ‘n’ Roll Oasis Vancouver and it’s all yours. 9. A new course. Rock n Roll Marathon Series […]

Running Thoughts….

Running thoughts… Over the past few months I have had the honor of coaching, pacing and witnessing some incredible acts by pretty amazing athletes and friends all over the country. Each one of them taught me how to be a better coach, mentor, friend and person while participating in half marathons, marathons and triathlons. In […]

Fitbit Flex vs. Jawbone Up Activity Band Showdown

Lately, I have heard various friends say “I have to get my 10,000 steps in.” It has become sort of a game for many to achieve this daily goal in an attempt to stay active, lose or maintain weight, and stay healthy. The fitness wearable-device market has evolved over the last few years. Just a […]

Why blog?

I admit I have resisted blogging for a decade. Friends and colleagues have suggested I blog about an array of completely different topics that I cover but I resisted because I felt that I could never specialize in just one area and too many things would end up on the editing room floor so to […]