Continuing on the 100 mile run …
When we last left me, I had just arrived in Iola at the turnaround point in Iola at mile 51. It was still raining and there was wind. Fortunately, I packed dry clothes along with my nighttime running gear in this drop bag along with some additional food.
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If your dreams don’t scare you, dream bigger.
Since I finished my first Silver Rush 50 in Leadville, I knew that I wanted to complete a 100 mile race. My answer to the “why” question has changed since then. Ultimately it comes down to this … I want to do challenging things. I was to […]Continue Reading →
For many, it would appear that I have disappeared off the planet the past 6 months. I guess that is true.
Family, work, and life has been busy. Not unusual as I get several messages a week from people that follow me online asking how I am keeping up with all of the […]Continue Reading →
2016 Leadville Heavy Half
Yes, the half at 15.5 miles and not the full for another 10. Maybe I’m just getting old. Or smarter. Well, I returned from a 10 day trip to Ohio on Tuesday and then decided to register for a race in Leadville that was a few days later. Maybe […]Continue Reading →
It has been over 5 years since running the Bolder Boulder and wow did I miss it! This time, my wife and I invited our 13yo son to join us in the 10k run. The only goal was to have fun and keep moving forward!Continue Reading →
I really do love this race. It’s like a big reunion that you don’t know everyone, but yet feel like you do. The people have their own unique story of how their journey to the starting line and the finish line represents something more. For some, it’s a time to re-group with those they trained […]Continue Reading →
Snowy. That’s my race report. Thanks for coming! Ok, maybe a little bit more info here …
Back in 2009, this race was my first ever 26.2 miles. My wife was pregnant with our 4th child, I was working at a startup in a Director role, and following a training plan meticulously. That included […]Continue Reading →
“You’re going to Kansas to run an ultra? But you live in Colorado? Why would you do that?”
Mostly because I wanted to stack the odds in my favor. And lose 6 pounds in one day. Seriously, someone should write a diet book about that.
I guess it would be … run/hike for 15 […]Continue Reading →
Search my Thoughts
48 miles – 14 hours Not finishing this race never even crossed my mind. After completing it twice, I was looking forward to revisiting this… Read more…
38 miles – 9 hours – 5,500ft elevation gain – DNF Hindsight is 20/20. Whether it be talking about the weekend’s football game, choices made… Read more…
This is probably my favorite race in Colorado. I have run either the half marathon or marathon Colfax race since 2008. The event encompasses the… Read more…