Why You Should Race And Support Grassroot Events

Here is one more reason, why racing and supporting grassroot races and race company is the best. In November, my wife got me a Christmas present. She signed me up for the American Triple T, one of the signature events held by HFP Racing. My bike training was coming along great and my run training… Continue reading Why You Should Race And Support Grassroot Events


Confidence 1.                The feeling or belief that one can rely on someone or something; firm trust. 2.                The state of feeling certain about the truth of something. 3.                A feeling of self-assurance arising from one’s appreciation of one’s abilities or qualities.   Confidence is a funny thing. Sometimes a little confidence can make a difference… Continue reading CONFIDENCE

Another look at time management

January 2, 2016 waynerobinson42Edit People avoid the term time management in conversation and plan building, but it is a primary function in the daily lives of everyone, whether you are training for a race or event, going to school, working on a project at work, or running a household. I have talked about making a… Continue reading Another look at time management

A Little Bit More About Me

After running my whole life, I completed the Berlin Marathon in 1998, while stationed in Germany, with the US Army. The following year, I completed my first triathlon, but due to unforeseen circumstances, I took a 10-year break from racing and training. In 2008, I bought a bike, and between 2009 and 2010, I did… Continue reading A Little Bit More About Me

Burning River 100 Mile Relay

I am running in an 8 person 100-mile relay on the 29th to the 30th of July. The run starts in Willoughby, Ohio and snakes around and down and through the Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and ends in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. I will be running the third leg, Egbert Rd. to Stables, a 15-mile leg… Continue reading Burning River 100 Mile Relay

What Motivates You?

noun: motivation; plural noun: motivations the reason or reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way. “escape can be a strong motivation for travel” synonyms: motive, motivating force, incentive, stimulus, stimulation, inspiration, inducement, incitement, spur, reason; informal carrot “his motivation was financial” o   the general desire or willingness of someone to do… Continue reading What Motivates You?

You Are An Athlete

athlete noun ath·lete \ˈath-ˌlēt, ÷ˈa-thə-ˌlēt\ Popularity: Top 30% of words Simple Definition of athlete : a person who is trained in or good at sports, games, or exercises that require physical skill and strength   I have seen questions like this on different social media posts, Am I an athlete? Or How do you define… Continue reading You Are An Athlete

19 – 25 September Training Summary

Yesterday, I realized that I had not ridden my bike all week. I logged zero miles this week. I went back in my training log to see when this had happened last, and it hadn’t happened since the middle of February, and it was because I was sick. This week and last week were low… Continue reading 19 – 25 September Training Summary