And here it is… the moment you have all been waiting for… I now present: my yearly goals list! Ok, I’m sure no one cares but me. That’s fine. This really isn’t for you, it is for me. The last few years of putting this list together have been a lot of fun. I love working toward these goals and tweaking my list throughout the year.

And now, for my 36 [goals] before [I am] 36 [years old]!

  1. Run an IRONMAN 70.3 event – IRONMAN 70.3 Ohio (August 21st)
  2. Run in an Abbott World Major Marathon – Chicago Marathon (October 8th)
  3. Back-to-back Marathon Weekends – Chicago Marathon and Columbus Marathon
  4. Run a RunDisney Race Challenge – Goofy Challenge, January 2017
  5. Run a sub-4 hour marathon
  6. Run a sub-1:45 half marathon
  7. Run a sub-22 minute 5k – 21:07 – 5th Line 5k, February 5th
  8. Run in at least 3 – 5k or 4 mile races – 1st on the 1st, 5th Line 5k, FORE! Miler
  9. Run in at least 3 half marathons – Emerald City (Dublin, Ohio), Disney World, Rock CF Rivers Half Marathon (Grosse Ile, Michigan)
  10. Run in at least 3 marathons – Chicago, Columbus, Disney World
  11. Run races in 2 3 new states – Illinois, Pennsylvania, Michigan
  12. Run races in at least 3 4 states, other than Ohio – Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Pennsylvania
  13. Run in a new Columbus area park – Batelle Darby Creek Park, February 26th
  14. Ride 100 miles in Pelotonia
  15. Run at least 1,000 Miles
  16. Bike at least 1,200 Miles
  17. Swim at least 100 Miles
  18. Raise $2000 for Pelotonia
  19. Maintain average weight of 185 pounds for the year
  20. Attend a Detroit Tigers game – @ Chicago White Sox (May 26th)
  21. Attend 3 concerts – Avenged Sevenfold, Green Day, Red Hot Chili Peppers
  22. Watch all the movies featured in The Great Movie Ride at Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios:
    • Footlight Parade (1933, Warner Bros.)
    • Singin’ in the Rain (1952, MGM)
    • Mary Poppins (1964, Disney)
    • The Public Enemy (1931, Warner Bros.)
    • A Fistful of Dollars (1964, United Artists)
    • The Searchers (1956, Warner Bros.)
    • Alien (1979, 20th Century Fox)
    • Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981, Lucasfilm)
    • Tarzan the Ape Man (1932, MGM)
    • Casablanca (1942, Warner Bros.)
    • Fantasia (1940, Disney)
    • The Wizard of Oz (1939, MGM)
  23. Visit 5 new landmarks and snag a picture with the historical marker sign
  24. Visit the Atlantic Ocean – Myrtle Beach in June
  25. Visit Disney World 3 times – September, November, January
  26. Visit Las Vegas – March 2017
  27. Visit and Explore 3 big cities – Chicago – October 2016, Detroit – March 2017, Pittsburgh – May 2017
  28. Renew annual passes for Disney World
  29. Replace patio door
  30. Build a shed
  31. Paint and update the common areas of the house
  32. Paint and update house trim
  33. Build new back stairs to patio
  34. Take down pine trees in front of my house
  35. Take down birch tree behind my house
  36. Complete Adobe Experience Manager Architect Training – March 19th and 20th