Race Recap: Bryce Canyon & Satan’s Front Door

June 18, 2017 4:30 PM PST: I'm sitting at the Pei Wie bar at McCarren International Airport. I order a pineapple ginger rum drink. Primarily for the ginger to settle my stomach, secondary for the rum to help wipe away the previous day's memories. To my left, my eyes catch a man moving towards another …

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Race Recap: Gravel, GOATz, & The Headless Runner

There are road races. There are trail races. Then...in the awkward, isolated corner of society; where it is damp, dark and full of poor choices is the strange, step-child hybrid: the gravel road race. For the record I am going to make the claim that a demonic spirit, bent on ensuring my death is miserable …

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Race Recap: Banjos, Beards, and The Back 40

Resting my body on an idle Monday allows me to vaguely remember the nightmarish experience that I took part in, willingly, in the far northwest corner of Arkansas. The Back 40. After one sprained ankle, one sprained cuboid bone (that is a thing), and a rather annoying pain in my hip from running; it would only …

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Race Recap: GOATz 21 Mile (…and all the other races)

It has taken me a full week to collect my thoughts...many of which, along with my trail nectar (Tailwind), I spilled out along the dirt and trees in Omaha, Nebraska. I took on the GOATz challenge. GOATz (Greater Omaha Association of Trail Runnerz) is a group that lives in the Cornhusker State, and enjoy running around …

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Race Recap: Psycho Psummer…My First Ever

Throughout my life I have quickly given up on establishing the joys of "my first". Each and everyone of them (kiss, job, car, trail race...) have all had odd quirks that really take away from the Disney enchantment factor of new adventures. Psycho Psummer (10 mile edition) was no different, and completely fulfilled my destiny …

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