Ahhhhhhh….my favorite week is over. Race week. This past weekend Nicole and I made the short 45min flight up to Ashland, VA in crystal clear skies for the Patrick Henry Half Marathon. This race was a tune up race for me but meant a state completed for Nicole. I had already completed Virginia with the Marine Corp Marathon so after the race Nicole got the honor of coloring a state while I… Read More

This past weekend brought a much needed long weekend trip with friends Jeff and Liz to the windy city. I have never been to Chicago except to change planes for a layover. I have always loved flying into Chicago. You get a beautiful view of the city as you make the approach into Chicago O’hare with the obvious Hancock Building and Willis Tower (formally known as the Sears Tower) attempting to touch… Read More

Well, we are about 4 weeks into training and all is well. I have to say I love having a coach to help me understand the how and why of getting to my goal. The weekend of July 4th we had a little tune up 5k with the only goal of going fast. The course was a little long (3.14 vs 3.1) and hilly. Nicole gave the second mile the loving name… Read More

Here in the US and more exactly the South Eastern section of the US, marathon season is on hiatus during this extremely hot and humid time of year. Well that is unless you enjoy becoming dehydrated and hallucinating during long runs in 90+ degree weather. Most states have hung up the towel on marathons until the fall, except maybe a few of our northern states that still enjoy days in the mid… Read More

As Tim has mentioned in a previous post, I am a planner when it comes to traveling, especially when it comes to food! So, before heading off to Providence, I fired up the laptop to do a little research. To my delight, I found Providence to be a foodie jackpot with a bustling restaurant scene. Being a New England state, it is of course known for it’s fresh seafood. Adding to this,… Read More

Rhode Island shared with us some really cool experiences both on the course, with travel and new friends. As always, to give it it’s just dues, we must start at the beginning. Friday, May 1st we departed in heavy rain as a low pressure associated with a cold front delivered mind numbing instrument conditions over all of North Carolina extending into Virginia and parts of Delaware. Within 500ft of departing the ground,… Read More

This past weekend we took a little trip up to Washington DC. A business related conference was the cause but that did not stop us from taking in the sites how runners vacation. Let me tell you about how Nicole vacations or “relaxes” a term which I use loosely and with a hint of sarcasm. When Nicole knows she is going away for the weekend her phone/computer/ipad and even scraps of paper… Read More

In 21 days we will be traveling to the great state of Rhode Island for the Providence RI Marathon. http://www.rhoderaces.com/#!race-info/c66t Some cool things going on here at FlyRunEatRepeat. #1 After careful consideration from the 50 States Marathon board I was granted access into the club after completing my 10th state. That is said with a little sarcasm because you essentially send them a $10 check and a list of all the states… Read More

We are back home from the great state of Kentucky. Our medals are hung on the rack and our pins are placed on the office map. This story could simply be over but that would not be fair to our blog family. Let’s begin and I will warn you this post may be rather long because a lot of cool things happened so please allow me to take you through the weekend… Read More

I am not sure the weather you are having in your state but here in North Carolina¬†Punxsutawney Phil really screwed us. The last several weeks we have been pummeled with snow and ice making long outdoor running quite difficult. Thus is why the blogging has been limited. Not much to report when you aren’t doing very much but running on a treadmill. We have been getting in milage but it has either… Read More