Author: McCourt Leadership

It wouldn't be summertime without tomatoes and fresh basil from the garden and what goes better with them then buffalo mozzarella. If you haven't tried bufala, you are in for a treat.  It's much smoother and creamier than a regular mozzarella.  In fact, I would use...

[caption id="attachment_1237" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Liberty from the Staten Island Ferry last week[/caption] This weekend is part money and part scramble to obtain the extra KPR points needed to get to the start line at Kona with only 5 woman and 10 men spots left.  New York City...

As anticipated, the Brownlee brothers hit the podium 1st and 3rd with allstar Javier Gomez taking second. One wonders if younger brother Jonathan might have caught Gomez if he hadn't had to spend 15 seconds in what the Brits call 'the naughty box.' Also, a...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfFWjdFJ76E]   Brit Liz Blatchford wins her own Olympics in Colorado in the Boulder 70.3 on Sunday. After being passed over by the British Olympic team, who chose to take domestiques to support Helen Jenkins, Blatchford made the switch to non-drafting racing and will be someone the competitors cannot...

[caption id="attachment_1203" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Photo by Christian Jansky from Austria 70.3 in May 2012[/caption] It's been said that Caroline Steffen is the next heir to the crown of Chrissie Wellington.  At the hot and humid Philippines 70.3, the race for second was more exciting as Steffen...

[caption id="attachment_1190" align="aligncenter" width="350"] http://www.newtimes.co.rw/news/index.php?i=15059&a=56145&icon=Results&id=2[/caption] Guor Marial, refugee turned marathoner now from New Hampshire, has been granted special independant status to compete under the Olympic Flag at the 2012 Olympics rather than the South Sudanese flag. After meeting the Olympic standard, he was offered a spot for...

I hope you are as inspired as I was when I read about 9 year old Colleen who proved to herself (and to everyone) that if you put your head down and persevere, you are a winner--- no one can stop you! I think Colleen...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=il_0auG8y_M] Eimear Mullan is making Irish history with a stellar year, first with the win at the UK 70.3 and now as Ireland's and her first Ironman win. She entered the run with a 13 minute deficit on American Amanda Stevens, but steadily made her way through the...

Today is the Lake Placid Ironman so I thought for my 5K race, I'd wear the visor (given to me by a friend since I haven't raced Placid) in honor of the race and also to make me remember to go hard. Whatever you're training...

Summertime is always busy with work, training and visiting with friends. I find that although I go to the farmer's market every week, I end up cooking a bit less due to either time or the fact that I just don't want anything hot. This...