Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Congratulations! You have been accepted to compete in the 2012 Badwater Ultramarathon, presented by AdventureCORPS, Inc. You are part of a select group who will participate in what is recognized across the globe as "the world's toughest footrace."
Well Holy Shit! I am excited beyond description and feel so very fortunate to have been invited to participate in such a truly special event. My entire household is riding high and we will have much to share with you as we work our way towards July 16th.
We still have a long way to go, lots of training and a serious fundraising campaign this year for the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation but I must thank all my my friends and family for their support to this point. This has been a goal of mine for quite some time and I look forward to the journey. A particular note of gratitude to Tony Portera for his encouragement and trust as I was his crew chief the past two years. We will be sharing the road as runners this time.
Most of all and I am sure obvious to anyone who actually reads this blog, the biggest thank you goes to my wife and crew chief Tani. She has made great sacrifices to allow me to realize one of my dreams. I can only hope I have and will continue to do the same for her.