Here are a few of my favorite running & race photos from 2011.
It was a GREAT year!
It was a GREAT year!
Here's to an awesome 2012 ... best wishes in the new year!
|JANUARY: My daughter Madi & me at the KC Groundhog Run 10K - her first race ever ... I couldn't be prouder of her!|
|FEBRUARY: Me & Jon from 2Slow4Boston at the LiveStrong Austin Marathon (Jon is very fast by the way)|
|MARCH: Michael & me at the KC St. Patty's Day 4 Mile Run ... dressed in green of course!|
|APRIL: The last .2 miles on Boylston Ave. at the 115th Boston Marathon ... sprinting toward a PR!!!|
|APRIL: Crossing the finish line at the 115th Boston Marathon ... one of the greatest thrills of my life!|
|APRIL: Me & one of the best runners in the blog world ... EMZ, at the Boston Marathon. She's a cool gal with a great family!|
|MAY: Madi & me before the Oklahoma City Half Marathon - not a real boot!|
|MAY: Madison & me at the The Oklahoma City Half-Marathon ... her first half! It was raining and FREEZING!!!|
|MAY: Raisin' the roof at the Fargo Marathon ... kind of a disappointing run as you tell from my face!|
|MAY: Me & former blogger Maia at Fargo - she and her husband were really cool|
|JUNE: Early morning track workout at Campbell Jr. High in Lees Summit, MO|
|JUNE: Pre-race dance before the Hospital Hill 10K ... we must have been doing the running man???|
|JUNE: "Sore Winner" at the Hospital Hill 10K ... worst run of the year, but somehow (luck) I won my age group|
|JUNE: Madi & me before the Lees Summit Night Flight 5K ... an after dark race - nice warm summer evening!|
|JULY: Down the stretch at the Missoula Marathon ... my first trip to Montana - a BEAUTIFUL State!|
|AUGUST: Kansas City Royals 5K ... an awesome race that finishes inside Royals Stadium (future World Champs!!!)|
|AUGUST: Madi, me, & future son-in-law Nate before the KC Royals 5K ... I couldn't ask for a better husband for my daughter!|
|SEPTEMBER: 80 degree finish line at the Sioux Falls Marathon ... a little too toasty for a fast long run!|
|SEPTEMBER: Pre-race dance before the Cerner 15K ... Jack's actually a pretty good dancer!|
|SEPTEMBER: Cerner 15K - probably my best and most rewarding race of the year!|
|SEPTEMBER: Michael & me at the Cerner 15K ... Michael killed it at this race! (Just look at that sexy gal - I'm a lucky dude!!!)|
|OCTOBER: Pre-race dancing before the KC Marathon ... it was good luck for Michael - she PR'd!!! Jack didn't run!|
|OCTOBER: Kansas City Marathon - first leg of my back-to-back marathons. Ha - looks like I'm leading the pack!|
|OCTOBER: Finish line at the Kansas City Marathon ... probably my most favorite race photo of all time!|
|OCTOBER: Crossing the finish line at the Des Moines Marathon - less than 24 hours after finishing Kansas City! Awesome feeling!|
|OCTOBER: My son Gage & me at the Halloween Hustle 5K ... Gage got 2nd in his age group in what was his first race!|