Half marathon recap

I was hoping to beat my personal best of 2:08 at the Rock n Roll half marathon yesterday. That didn’t happen. And it really wasn’t close.

Half marathon time

I’m heading out to run my fourth Rock n Roll Half Marathon and the weather is perfect. I’m hoping to beat my personal best of 2:08, but since I’ve been sick and coughing for the better part of two weeks, I’m not sure it’ll happen.

Rock ‘n’ Roll 2014: A half marathon like none other

I’d run three half marathons before Sunday, but none were like the fourth.

Half Marathon, part four

I’m running my fourth half marathon on Sunday and I’ll be honest — I haven’t trained as well for this one.

Children’s Hospital Jazz Half Marathon

Steps from the Finish Line at the Rock and Roll Half Marathon

I finished in 2:08:36, a new personal record.

Remembering Tripp Roth

On March 4th, 2012, I ran in my first half marathon. The driving force behind me was the story of Tripp Roth. Tripp passed away during my training, but we carried on with the fundraising and mission to raise awareness of EB, the terrible disease that took his life one year ago today. This picture represents […]

‘Team Tripp’ at the CCC

It was another good showing for ‘Team Tripp’ at the Crescent City Classic. And it’s not too late to donate! Visit RunningForTripp.com to help make a difference in the fight against EB.

Crescent City Classic (Updated)

Last year I ran the 6.2 mile CCC in 1:10. If I don’t break an hour this year I’ll be disappointed. I’ll update this post later today. Update: I finished in 58:39. Mission accomplished.

In the News: Half Marathon ‘Run for Tripp’

Extremely generous donors — at least 700 of them — have helped raise nearly $45,000 (so far) for EB research in memory of Tripp Roth, the two-year-old from Ponchatoula who died in January after a brave battle with the rare skin disease. Last week, the Times-Picayune threw out another assist by featuring me on the […]

Thanks to Half Marathon Donors

I’ve already written about the remarkable community response to my half marathon run in memory of Tripp Roth, but I wanted to specifically mention a couple of things. First, nearly 600 people have donated almost $45,000. We’re going to keep raising money on the same page through the Crescent City Classic on April 7th. ‘Team […]

In the News: Half Marathon Coverage

Thanks to Dave Walker at the T-P for continuing to spread the word about my half marathon run for Tripp Roth. The following appeared Monday on NOLA.com: Appropriately enough, WDSU anchor Scott Walker reported his finishing time in Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon via Twitter at 12:40 p.m.: Finished my first half marathon in 2:12. A great […]

Half Marathon Recap: Fulfilling, Humbling

Sunday was one of those rare days during which you realize you’re part of something special, something much bigger than you. On this day, less than two months after his death, Tripp Roth spoke loudly and many of the more than 22,000 runners in the Rock n Roll New Orleans Marathon & Half Marathon took […]

[VIDEO] My Half Marathon Post-Race Interview

[PHOTO] Team Tripp