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500 Festival Mini Marathon 2013

I had a 14 mile run on the schedule this weekend and decided to jump in the 500 Festival Mini Marathon and use that as my run rather than run by my lonesome. The mini is the first half marathon I ever completed- in 2005 as a jr in college I ran it- I continued to run … more »

Ironman Over….Now What?

I am now three weeks removed from Ironman Wisconsin. It feels good to not have to get up at 5AM and hop on the trainer or head out the door for a run. I mean don’t get me wrong I am still doing stuff and already have a grand plan for my next race cycle … more »

2012 Racing

Mercedes Marathon – Birmingham, AL February 12, 2012 This was my big target through out the winter and I attacked it with everything that I had. Coming off a disappointing showing in Miami for the Half Ironman, I kind of threw myself right back into training mode after two weeks off. Some people say I … more »

FundRacing for BoMF – 500 Festival Mini Marathon

If you know me, you know that running means a lot to me, personally and professionally. Below is my shameless plug to recruit fundraisers for Back on My Feet Indy for the 500 Festival Mini Marathon.  Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a national nonprofit organization that is dedicated to creating independence and self-sufficiency within … more »

Month of May

It’s been a while since I last posted. I have decided it is hard work to keep up with a fairly consistent blog entry. So here goes a new one for ya! It seems like I have been up to a lot of racing and what not since last time. Like the Arcade Fire song, I’ll … more »

Little sister runs her first 1/2 Marathon…

This is a guest blog apperance from my little sister Shelby- who decided to finally join the Andersen bandwagon and run a 1/2 marathon… wait for it, before you know it she will be rockin the 26.2. I guess it’s appropriate that I’m writing my very first blog about my very first half-marathon. I am … more »

Team Legacy Completes the Mini Marathon

For the past 14 weeks I have been training 15 Tech High School kids to run the 500 Festival Mini Marathon. It has been a little exhausting, but very much worth it. On race day, as one of the kids, Amber was on mile 10, she mentioned she was planning on also doing the Indianapolis Women’s … more »