Running in the New Mexico Sun…with my son.

Running takes up a lot of my training time…partly because it is a big part of my sport and partly because I like what it does to me.  Pilates and Cycling can take lots of expensive equipment, but running has no such requirements.  Shorts, shirt, shoes and a place to go…that is all that is … Continue reading Running in the New Mexico Sun…with my son.

Jeff and Alex Gaura at PowermanUSA

On Christmas Day, I am…

I am. Lots of sentences start with that.  We use that catch all phrase to define themselves. We also use it to state what we aren’t.  “I am NOT,” is just as common as, “I am.” I am an athlete.  I am committed.  I am contagious. Even on Christmas. We had weather that begged us … Continue reading On Christmas Day, I am…

Jeff Gaura, preparing for the Duathlon Long Distance National Championship.

Learning from 2014

After months of training hard and racing harder, my tank is nearly empty.  I am SO ready to switch to low impact weight training to build up my strength for next year. I celebrate the big 50 next year, and it is so awesome to conclude 49 was the fittest year of my life. I … Continue reading Learning from 2014