Author Archives: Brian

Locale Market and Local Farmtable Kitchen

This past week was the 1st anniversary of the opening of Locale Market at Sundial St. Petersburg. I’m somewhat ashamed to admit that last Tuesday was only the second time I set foot in the place. I had, of course, … Continue reading

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Many of my regular readers will recognize my running fueled love for Mac & Cheese along with a tasty beer. So, on my recent trip to Ulele (Tampa’s hottest new restaurant), my post workday mood was immediately improved by the … Continue reading

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Still a Scientist

Most of my readers know that in addition to being a runner, I’m trained as an oceanographer and have been working in that field since 1998. Since I don’t blog very often anymore, most of my readers probably don’t know … Continue reading

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Evolution of a super medal

Having already launched the Interstate Challenge, Grand Slam Challenge and Hat Trick Challenge, already had challenges that encouraged people to race different distances in different places. The next logical step was to challenge people to race more often. I’ll … Continue reading

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Who cares? Just Run!

In recent months, much ado has been made about a September Wall Street Journal article called “The Slowest Generation: Younger Athletes are Racing with Less Concern about Time“. It claims that there are fewer “super competitive” runners in their 20’s … Continue reading

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The Year of the Challenge

In 2013, hosted 1 challenge. 150 people signed up for the 2013 Interstate Challenge and 126 people have completed it to date. I’m not one of them. I did run a full marathon and a half marathon in 2013, … Continue reading

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New Gear

This has been a long time coming. Since I first dreamed up in 2007, I’ve been waiting for the moment when I would be able to pull on a jersey for a race. In the grand scheme of … Continue reading

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Getting Things Done

Hi. I haven’t posted to this blog in almost a year and let’s be honest – I didn’t even write that last post. Sure, I could blame my lack of blogging on my two teenage daughters, my full time job, … Continue reading

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2012 Cape Cod Ragnar Relay

It’s difficult to write about a Ragnar Relay without writing a whole novel so I won’t try to describe everything that happened in minute detail. The 2012 Cape Cod Ragnar Relay was my 6th Ragnar Relay, my 5th as a … Continue reading

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Running the Cape

Most people who regularly read this blog know that (among other things) I’ve been spending the last year putting together teams of complete strangers to run Ragnar Relays. Usually, I don’t plan on running the relays. I only serve as … Continue reading

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