the origins: Storm Running (click on above link for episode) Episode No. 10 The weather in Pennsylvania can give you all 4 seasons in one week at times. This week was one of them. The weather warmed up and dumped a few inches of rain in a few days. I love big storms they seem … Continue reading Storm Running
Up, up and away. This was a great weekend for a training run. We got to visit one of my upcoming race courses in a 2 days training session. These are called preview runs. These preview runs are a blessing because you get to run with people and explore the course before race day. It … Continue reading 40 Mile Run
From Wikipedia, the Barkley Marathons is an ultramarathon trail race held in Frozen Head State Park near Wartburg, Tennessee. Runners may elect a "fun run" of 60 miles (97 km) or the full course of 100 miles (160 km) (distances are approximate). The race is limited to a 60-hour period, and takes place in late March or … Continue reading Barkley Mania
Mission accomplished! I completed the 30 day challenge in 28 days. I am happy I started something like this. It was great training and I learned a lot. Mt Everest Challenge Week No. 4 Review Challenge Day Todays Miles Total Miles Miles Left 22 Day Total 20,132 20,132 8,897 Day No. 23 1,060 21,192 7,837 Day … Continue reading On Top of the Mountain
I am a talker, more of a doer but never thought of myself as a writer. I have great ideas but it is hard for me to translate them from the crowd of voices in my head to paper. Most of the time it is just going to be a bunch of jumbled words that … Continue reading Celebrating 100+ Followers
Mt Everest Challenge Week No. 3 Review Challenge Day Todays Miles Total Miles Miles Left 15 Day Total 15,469 15,469 13,560 Day No. 16 1,145 16,614 12,415 Day No. 17 289 16,903 12,126 Day No. 18 SNOW 16,903 12,126 Day No. 19 SNOW 16,903 12,126 Day No. 20 FAIL 16,903 12,126 Day No. 21 1,145 18,048 … Continue reading Falling Behind
Pennsylvania is going through the snowpocalypse of 2017. We accumulated over 2 feet of snow and it is still a blizzard outside. I am in the middle of a running challenge. I am trying to run over 29,029 feet of elevation in 30 days. Today would be just another day in the eyes of training. … Continue reading Running With Friends
First of all, who is the dumbass that commits to a climbing challenge in the middle of winter. It's this dumbass. The climbing isn't the issue it is the cold and the damn wind. The wind is my enemy. Mt Everest Challenge Week No. 2 Review Challenge Day Todays Miles Total Miles Miles Left 8 Day … Continue reading Winter Blows!
Train. Train. Train or be derailed I read in a book once. I am not comfortable in front of a camera and my writing is around a third grade level. So why not attack both and be socially awkward for millions to see. I want to put myself out to the world, not to be … Continue reading Socially Motivated
Mt Everest Challenge Week No. 1 Review Challenge Day Todays Miles Total Miles Miles Left Day No. 1 1,729 1,729 27,300 Day No. 2 1,178 2,907 26,122 Day No. 3 295 3,202 25,827 Day No. 4 1,480 4,682 24,347 Day No. 5 1,181 5,863 23,166 Day No. 6 Fail 5,863 23,166 Day No. 7 Fail 5,863 … Continue reading Up, Up & No Way!