Posts by: Alex

2016 Colorado Marathon

On May 23, 2016 By

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 […]

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“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 […]

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For Christmas, we decided to replace the 15 year old treadmill. It has been a good treadmill and gone thousands of miles. The screen hasn’t worked in 4 years so I assume it has been thousands of miles. Each time I look down at my feet, I see the part of the belt that connects […]

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A Name For What Ails Me

On January 6, 2016 By

It’s no secret that 2015 was not a year of running for me.

The first half of the year I chalked up to life. Kids activities, school happenings, and work. That right there fills a great deal of time. I squeezed in my favorite road race which is the Colfax Half Marathon … Running […]

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Where the hell are you?

On December 8, 2015 By

The past 5 months have been an adventure of being overwhelmed with no balance. Thanks to the ankle incident of 2015 on one of my favorite trails, running came to a halt. Okay, I was still an idiot and did 30 miles with 8,000 feet of climbing at the Run Rabbit Run 100 […]

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Why Do You Look So Angry?

On October 21, 2015 By

Dude, why do you look so angry?

I have heard this more frequently over the past 2 months. From the starting line of Run Rabbit Run 100 to people at work. I’ll just be standing there in my own little world and someone will come up to me and ask if I’m […]

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All About the Hot Chocolate

On October 14, 2015 By

They really seem to have a race for every type of motivation. Whether it be a half marathon for wine or pub crawl. A race all around chocolate? Bring it on.

My wife wanted a target to train for so the Hot Chocolate race was a natural. You might think it was the […]

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Ankle Post-Ultra

On October 3, 2015 By

“Wow I can’t believe you went 30 miles up and down 2 mountains on that ankle!”

Thank you?

Looking back at Run Rabbit Run 100, I am well aware I was in the worst shape I have been in over the past 6 years. No running for 3 months and increased stress levels of […]

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