Walt Disney World Goofy Challenge Training Week 17: Getting Excited!

When you are approaching something as cool as running in Disney World you cannot start but to get excited and I mean REAALLLLYYYYY  EXCITED. I talk to my good friend Jim, and he is in the same boat.  I talked to my online training mate form Canada, Pearl, she is excited.   We are almost there,…

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Walt Disney World Goofy Challenge Training Week 16: Preparing for a Long Run

Alright so this last week was a GREAT week!  I got my 20 miles in on Sat. and I felt great.  The only bad thing all of it was on the Tread Mill, that is what cold and snowy will do to your training schedule.  It was a good run, and I chatted with several…

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Bill Gates Talks About Imagine Cup Solve

You may have seen several of my blog posts around Imagine Cup, well it seems Bill Gates is getting to see a lot of this first hand.  He wrote a great blog article here talking about students and imagine cup: Real-World Solutions from World’s Youth Imagine Cup Solve This is a new program to provide…

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Attention Students Tonight Take: Quiz #6 of the IT Imagine Cup Challenge

Quiz number 6 Opens tonight at 8:01p.m. est! Quiz 6:  December 15, 2010 December 14, 8:01 p.m. EST  (7:01 p.m. CST, 6:01 p.m MST, 5:01 p.m. PST) Click here to register: http://imaginecup.com/register If you are not familiar with the challenge, the Imagine Cup IT Challenge is designed to highlight the art and science of developing,…

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Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard Releases to Manufacturing

On Monday Dec. 13th 2010,  Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard Releases to Manufacturing RTM’ed.  If you are not familiar with SBS 2011 here are some of the key benefits: A great way to manage email with the powerful new Microsoft® Exchange Server 2010 SP1. Securely access and manage your communications—e-mail, voice mail, instant messaging,…

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Walt Disney World Goofy Challenge Training Week 15: Feeling Strong!

Only 4 weeks to go until race week, and the hardest part of this week is over I woke up on Monday!  :-).  Last weeks training was great!  I think I had my favorite day on Sat. when I got to run with my good friend Jimmy (a bare footing guru).  We were able to…

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XAML, Silverlight, IE 9 and Windows 7 Oh. My! Calling Windows 7 Developers!

What do WPF, Silverlight 4, and Internet Explorer 9 have in common? No, that’s not a riddle. Really, it’s not a riddle. They are all FTW. What I mean by that is they all offer developers unique ways to exploit the power of Windows 7, such as integrating with the taskbar, leveraging jump lists, or…

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Walt Disney World Goofy Challenge Training Week 14: Are we there Yet!!!!!!

That was the theme of running last week: Are we there yet! If you are a parent you hear this approximately 3.2 seconds after the garage door closes, and that is normally followed up by I have to go Potty.  So why am I using it, I am ready for the runs, and I am…

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Walt Disney World Goofy Challenge Training Week 13: Ole, Lucky 13

Well maybe not so lucky this week for me.  Not only do I have my really last hard running week (this is the week I was dreading)  I have to adjust my schedule to allow my lovely wife a vacation over the weekend.  So on the bright side no running on the weekend.  I do…

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Walt Disney World Goofy Challenge Training Week 12: Starting to Taper

This weeks starts the on and off taper of training, and I only have 6 more weeks.  The weeks of training now will be filled with shorter mileage followed by longer miles, pretty much right up until the marathon.  I have to tell you I getting: EXCITED! I am looking forward to the run, and…

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