Snow changing to sleet then to freezing rain at the start of the race…yup, Yankee Springs Winter Challenge was going to live up to its name this year! Leading up to race day I was uncertain how I wanted to tackle the run as I haven’t truly put in the long runs since the, Read More

Why not finish up an amazing year with running a 50K with some local running friends? #letsdothis The Huff is located on the trails of Chain O’Lakes just south of Albion, Indiana. This is also the stomping grounds for the early spring Indiana 100 that I’ve been eyeing recently.

Later this week I’ll write up my Dances with Dirt Hell ‘Extreme’ 50 mile race report but meanwhile I was able to quickly put together some footage I captured from my GoPro while on the run. Enjoy.  

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

Third stop of the 2014 Running Fit Dances with Dirt (DWD) series was held this past weekend (07/12/14) on the beautiful rolling Baraboo hills in Merrimac, Wisconsin.  If you have never been to this area of Wisconsin you SHOULD find the time to get there.  The course is nestled in the foot hills of the Parfrey’s Glen, 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

I had a great idea a few months ago: wouldn’t it be great to turn a 34 mile point to point race into a 68 mile out and back adventure?  Every year in Kalamazoo, MI the Kalamazoo Area Runners (KAR) hold a point to point race on the Kal-Haven Trail (KHT).  Events include solo or, Read More

For a ‘Michigander’ the idea of leaving a brutal winter for 60+ degree weather plus sun sounded like a GREAT idea for an early spring break adventure with the family.  Oh yes and also the idea of running 50 miles while on vacation even sweetened the plan (the Dances with Dirt Green Swamp trail race)., Read More