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

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.

On March 5th, 2015 our oldest son, Sam (11 years old), was diagnosed with severe Crohn’s Disease (an autoimmune disease). He had been ill for nearly 3 months and lost an incredible amount of weight. We made several visits to our pediatrician looking for answers. After being poked and prodded, braving many blood tests, an endoscopy,, Read More

Maybe the third year mother nature would ease up and we all would have an easy-going course? NOPE! The inaugural year brought single digits with a foot of fresh snow, last year we experienced what running in a foot of mashed potatoes for 26.2 miles would be like and this year the wind was added., 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.

With less than a couple of days away from the second stop of the Dances with Dirt 50 mile series I’ve looked back to the past couple weeks and wow, what a great running community we have here in Southwest Michigan! Just two weeks ago today myself and other local volunteer leaders were busy finalizing the, Read More