2017 Ragnar Great River

What is Ragnar? If you are not familiar with Ragnar, here is a brief description. Ragnar is a company that hosts multiple relay races in which teams compete against each other to carry a baton to the finish. The courses are approximately 200 miles and are broken up into 36 ‘legs’ of varying distances. Each […]

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When Apathy Strikes

While training for a marathon, there is little doubt that you will encounter a few obstacles. Injury, schedule, weather, family issues, work … the list seems endless. However, there is one obstacle that stands out as the worst – apathy. Not only can it be incredibly hard to overcome, it is also very subversive and […]

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Between Races

It can be a little strange after you complete a big race. For several months your life revolves around a training schedule then one day you cross the finish line and life instantly goes back to normal. The void left behind creates a few conflicting emotions. On one side, you are a bit of a […]

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Off-Season Break

Every year when fall rolls around I start thinking that I should keep the momentum going through the winter months. It’s hard to imagine taking time off when it’s 60 degrees outside and I’m running as fast and far as I ever have. However, there are a couple variables that I always seem to overlook. […]

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2013 Season Recap

The year 2013 was a pivotal one for me. I decided toward the end of 2012 that it was time to get serious about checking things off of my bucket list. Doing so would require me to learn how to swim, buy a lot of gear and enter some events that involved more than just running. During […]

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