2011 was an amazing year for Ryan Doonkeen.
I rolled my ankle. I skied in Wolf Creek, CO. I dated. I celebrated Mardi Gras in St. Louis. I went with a friend across the pond to London. I was in Dallas at the only victory for the Thunder in the Western Conference Finals. I did my first triathlon. I got to hang out at Lake Tenkiller on Memorial Weekend.
I vacationed to Turks and Caicos for an amazing wedding where I met some really awesome people.
I was able to spend time in Stillwater, OK. I was in California for the birth of my niece, Kinsey. I visited friends in Milwaukee where I had some really good beer. I saw a Brewers game up close. I saw one of the ritziest places in the state of Wisconsin, Lake Geneva. I learned to surf in California when
I visited for what I thought was the last time in August. I saw a walk off home run at a Dodgers game.
I went to my first Razorback football game. I rode the EL and ran a marathon in Chicago in 3 hours and 27 minutes. I saw a walk off grand slam at Rangers Stadium in Texas. I was in Kurtis and Becca‘s wedding. I burned bridges. I went as Mega Man for Halloween where those friends from Wisconsin were able to experience Oklahoma.
I went to OSU’s homecoming. I was heart broken in Fayetteville, Arkansas as my Cowboys lost to Iowa State. I turned 27. I made friends.
I won money and ran another marathon in Las Vegas in 3 hours and 19 minutes. In between all my travels, I spent what seemed like every other weekend running with the proverbial bulls alongside Cole and Bo. 2011 was an incredible year. 2012, you better bring your A-game.
I believe I either have or will complete all my goals that I set for the year 2011… well, maybe not all of them completely.
- Run 1000 miles – I have 19 more miles in this challenge. I will finish this week.
- WHYNOT – I won this one without question. Look at the only paragraph… #WHYNOT
- OperationLOBP – This was my mission to get in shape in time for the wedding in Turks & Caicos.
- stop drinking coke – I did and then I went right back to it. Snap.
A big THANK YOU to everyone who was involved in making 2011 so great for me!