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

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

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

This past weekend was the fourth annual Yankee Springs Trail Run hosted by Switchback Endurance (@MITrailRaces).  Nested in the woods of the Yankee Springs State Park in Middleville, MI, the event offers multiple races throughout the weekend.  Starting with a 10K on Friday night, your choice of a marathon or a double marathon on Saturday and, Read More

The second stop in the 2014 Running Fit Dances with Dirt (DWD) series was held in Brown County State Park, Nashville, Indiana on May 10th. One would think that a trail event in Indiana would be an easy run on flat trails. Wrong! Once again Randy Step (race director) and his Running Fit crew, Read More

From amazing training runs throughout the night to seeing my entire family finish a 5K together, this past year has been a year on the move for all of us.  As I look back it is hard to pin point one highlight as there were so many great times we had as a family, Read More

As we roll into October most would say it is the official time of the year for autumn and some may even think about getting ready for Halloween. Well this time of the year means marathon time to me. Crazy to think that just 3 years ago now I was gearing up for my, 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