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.

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

Rock n Roll Half Marathon: Race Day!

Ten weeks of training later, race day is finally here! I can’t begin to explain how much nervous energy I’m ready to burn off and how excited I am about this run. Once the race gets started, I’ll have plenty of time to reflect on the hundreds of people who donated to this fundraising effort during the […]

Half Marathon: Fundraising Update

I’m writing this on the run, but wanted to quickly give an update. The total raised for my half marathon run in memory of Tripp Roth is now more than $25,000. I also just got a commitment for another $1,000 that I’ll add to the total later today. As far as training goes, I’m ready. […]

Rock n Roll Marathon: Volunteers Needed

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon is looking for volunteers! Help is needed for Friday 3/1 (Expo) and Sunday 3/4 (Start line, relay refreshments and/or finish line). Go HERE to sign up. Click on the blue ‘Race Crew’ tab then click ‘Create New Account.’

Half Marathon: Training & Fundraising Update

The Rock n Roll Half Marathon is 26 days away and we’re knocking on the door of hitting our fundraising goal of $20,000. I know I’ve said this before, but the outpouring of support has been overwhelming. I can’t thank all the donors enough. Here’s a breakdown of donations (as of 2/8 at 12:45 a.m.): […]

Half Marathon: Training Update

We’re now 57 days from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. I ran 5.5 miles Sunday for my “long” run of the week. I’m battling through some major soreness in my lower left leg right now, but it should be fine in a few days. Hopefully. The fundraising total has reached $1,680 in just one week! […]

Half Marathon: Training Update

We’re now 60 days from the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon and a very supportive Twitter/Facebook/website crowd has helped me raise $1,035 (22% of the goal) in a little more than three days. That’s pretty amazing. Please continue to spread the word and help me raise EB awareness. I’m running in honor of Tripp Roth. If […]

Half Marathon: Help Me Raise Money!

If you have a healthy child…or two or three, please read this. I have two and feel like this is the best way I can help. You can help, too. I’ve decided to run my first half marathon for Tripp Roth, the little boy in Ponchatoula who suffers from a rare genetic skin disease called […]