A couple of weekends back I traveled to Hell, MI to set out on a hundred mile race in hope to PR my previous two finishes at Run Woodstock Hallucination 100. Leading up to race day I was truly positive that my year of TransRockies Run training would help me reach a new goal. But, Read More
Hello ‘interweb’ followers! I know it has been a while since my last blog entry but I took a break from the journaling aspect. Many have been asking what’s on deck for me for the rest of 2015. Nothing. After a solid and busy year I decided to take some time off from the longer 20+, Read More
After not hearing our name pulled in last year’s Western States lottery drawing I knew that Western Reserve Racing Burning River 100 would be on our schedule for 2015. This event would 1) give me a chance to earn another #WS100 lottery ticket, 2) teach me what a true point-to-point course involves, and 3) experience a midsummer, Read More
It seems just like yesterday we found out about our son’s health (read about it here) and how we were going to target a race this year to help raise awareness about IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). I know I have been MIA lately with blog write ups but this past spring/summer has been a roller, Read More
It’s pretty hard to put in words a recap on Sunday’s Borgess Run for the Health of It races as the day was something I’ll never forget. So many amazing stories of individuals that conquered battles throughout the past year to toe the line that day. For me it was bitter-sweet witness my dad,, Read More
With the Kal-Haven Trail Race date being pushed out a bit later this spring it seemed like a perfect opportunity to target a Haven-Kal-Haven Trail Run…aka #redemption time! I tried this adventure last year (read about it here) but unfortunately had to throw in the towel around mile 56 due to a buckled knee.
One year later and we’re back in Hell, Michigan to embark on another 100 mile adventure around the Pinckney State Park trails. Leading into the event this year I added four 50+ mile runs (three DWD races + Haven-Kal-Haven run) into my training plan hoping that these along with what I’ve learned from last year would, Read More
Wow, what a week. From our boys starting up school for the year, planning for our oldest son’s birthday, big presentation at work, then getting all my gear packed for the Run Woodstock Hallucination 100…busy week indeed! Being nervous and anxious was a feeling that I haven’t had leading into a race since my, Read More