running for a cause

merry christmas, happy holidays! i can’t believe that christmas has already come and gone…it amazes me how quickly time is just flying by. and after a little hiatus from running over the holidays, i decided to take a quick stroll around my hometown this morning to start my training again. especially for a BIG running…

team bright pink

well…when life gives you lemons, you make some lemonade. and that’s exactly what i did after the lotto entry results for the 2018 chicago marathon. if you read my post right after i found out i didn’t get selected, you may have seen that i am a firm believer of “things happening for a reason,”…

give hope & hold ’em

you all may remember my post from a few months ago about the give hope foundation, and this past saturday we were fortunate enough to be invited to the give hope & hold ’em poker tournament and gala. an event that i went to last year, i could not wait for this year’s event. as you…

oviedo memorial 5k race

happy memorial day weekend. i’d say that i kicked off this weekend with a bang, running the inaugural oviedo memorial 5k. definitely an early start to the day considering oviedo is about 45 minutes from where i live, AND the fact that my directions ended up taking me to a house instead of the oviedo park…

charity miles – team golfnow

it’s always amazing to find a greater purpose in something that you are already doing in your daily life. and that is exactly what happened when i recently found out about charity miles through my work organization, golfnow. being that i am now running a lot more than i used to with training, i was extremely…

give hope golf tourney

yesterday i had the wonderful opportunity to play at the ritz carlton golf club in the peter v. piacenti, sr. memorial golf tournament for the give hope foundation. now don’t let me fool you, i am a terrible golfer. but that is what makes these tournaments fun; pairing up all skill levels of golfers and…

omyf gala 2016

last night i had the privilege to attend the orlando magic youth foundation (omyf) black tie and tennies gala. what an amazing event benefiting a wonderful cause. for those of you who don’t know about omyf, this fund was originally started in 1988 and they are committed to helping children in central florida realize their…