About Us

Hi I am Corey! I am a married 32-year-old triathlete and runner working as a strategic project manager at Caterpillar. I am happy you stopped by the little blog here! Schnoodles of Fun may be a strange name, but it perfectly describes my life with my hubby and schnoodle puppies!

I grew up in Dickinson, TX with the most amazing parents and older brother. I was a three sport athlete in high school (volleyball, softball and swimming) and played Division I softball as a Redbird at Illinois State University. Go ‘Birds!

Besides playing softball (and having fun!!) in college, I also got a degree in Chemistry and an MBA. After college, I interned with Caterpillar in Peoria, IL then started working there full-time in the Marine Division in 2006 and have had the most amazing opportunities to live and travel all over the world!!

In addition to my love for all things running, swimming and biking, I also have a passion for traveling, snowboarding, wakeboarding, watching reality TV, reading and drinking wine.

My husband, Brad, was also blessed with an amazing family and is in the middle of three, with a younger sister and older brother. Even though he was born and spent most of his life in Morton, IL, his world travels started early as his family also spent time living in Hong Kong and in Singapore when he was growing up! Brad went to Truman State University where he was a Sig Ep. He now is a commercial real estate broker for Coldwell Banker Commercial and is lucky enough to have 365 days of vacation a year work from home!

Brad is obsessed with loves to golf, and also loves traveling, snowboarding, wakeboarding, watching sports and doing home improvement projects.

We got married in 2010 and are currently living in Greenville, SC. We absolutely love Greenville and it couldn’t be a more perfect place for Brad’s golfing habit and my swim, bike, run addiction. We have so many great friends in Greenville that you will see and hear all about at Schnoodles of Fun!

9 Responses to About Us

  1. Holy cow you are a snow boarding bad ass! I went for the first time this past spring, and it was AWESOME! Love you blog, can’t wait to follow you :-)

  2. What brought y’all to greenville???

    • Corey says:

      Hi Wendi! My company (Caterpillar) moved us here. My office is out in Fountain Inn, but we live in the Augusta Rd. area. But when we first moved here we were at the Lofts at Mills Mill. We absolutely love Greenville!

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  5. From: Darin Armstrong #TeamLIVESTRONG

    Hello Corey,
    Just a quick email to ask if you would be interested in a ‘mutual’ following on twitter. (#FYI I do RT’s ‘ANYTIME’ for all #Triathletes #Cyclists #UltraRunners #Marathoners #FitnessProfessionals who follow me on Twitter and have something important they want mentioned for support…Over 41K folks at your access.) I am currently following you now and am awaiting for your follow-back…

    All the very best to you & your family for the rest of 2013 & beyond Corey. Look forward to hearing from you…

    (PS. Corey, should you follow back, I’ll be mentioning you in my #FollowFriday #Shoutouts this week…)

    Darin
    twitter.com/DarinArmstrong
    #TeamLIVESTRONG

  6. I’ve nominated you for the Super Sweet Blogging Award. You can accept the award here: http://thescarredrunner.com/2013/06/27/you-like-me-you-really-like-me/. Keep up the great work!

  7. To: Corey Parker #Triathlete
    From: Darin Armstrong #TeamLIVESTRONG

    ***Special #FollowFriday #Shoutout To: @coreymarie13 #Triathlete (#Swim #Bike #Run) & @nuunhydration Ambassador – http://schnoodlesoffun.com

    Hello Corey,
    The above is what your #Twitter #FollowFriday #Shoutout will look like tomorrow should you do a ‘mutual’ following with me on twitter. If you want changes made above, not a problem. (‘Smart Individual Marketing/PR’)

    Just a quick email to ask if you would be interested in a ‘mutual’ following on twitter that will benefit you. (Ex: I am providing ‘Anytime’ #RT’s /#marketing support for all #Ironman #Triathletes #Cyclists #UltraRunners #Marathoners #FitnessProfessionals who follow me on Twitter and have something important they want mentioned for support…Over 42K folks at your access. ‘5x #Ironman #Champion & #Professional #Triathlete @HeatherGollnick follows & is one of our biggest supporters as well as many other Professional Triathletes.’). I am currently following you now and am awaiting your follow-back…

    All the best to you, Brad & your entire families for 2014 Corey. Look forward to hearing from you…

    (PS. Corey, should you follow back, I’ll be giving you a ‘Stand Alone’ #FollowFriday #Shoutout including your ‘website’ tomorrow…)

    Darin
    twitter.com/DarinArmstrong
    #TeamLIVESTRONG

  8. Hi Corey! My name is Mario. I was hoping you could answer a question I have about your blog. Send me an email when you get a chance. You can reach me at trucillo.mario (at) recallcenter (dot) com

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