2017 Leadville 100 Learnings

Part of my strategy earlier this year of finishing my first 100 mile race was to prove to myself I could travel the distance. I’m quite honest with myself and know that each race is different in terms of terrain, altitude, and cutoff times. At the same time, I have attempted Leadville before, including ending

Post 100 Run Convos

The days following my first 100 mile finish were pretty awesome. And painful. Mostly awesome though thanks to the people in my life. In addition to the congratulations and messages received via social media, it was the voicemails, text messages, and emails that meant an incredible amount. There were voicemails of pure exuberance sprinkled with

Back to the Run

For many, it would appear that I have disappeared off the planet the past 6 months. I guess that is true. Kind of. 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

2016 Bolder Boulder

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! He asked all the usual questions about the course, aid

2016 Colfax Half Marathon

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