Lessons from Buffalo Run 100

I’ve spent hours and hours re living my 100 mile race. Tears of joy and sadness have run down my face. Writing what happened has brought back some tough memories from my past. Most of the hours I’ve spent writing have been filled with tears and pain… I have analyzed every minute of every hour […]

Buffalo Run Recap- Part 2

I’ve had a lot of people ask me what it was like during my 100. I’ve tried to process everything so I could give the most honest account I could and I’ve had a really hard time processing everything. For a while it seemed like a dream. Then it turned to a blur… It took […]

Buffalo Run 100 Race Recap (Part 1)

“My Victory isn’t crossing the finish line. My Victory is taking the next step after I want to quit.” It’s been a couple days since I crossed the finish line at Buffalo Run 100 and I’ve had a chance to reflect and think about the race and everything leading up to it. I still feel […]

Quick tips on crewing a 100 mile race

Never crewed a 100 before? No problem, here’s some tips, tricks and hints to survive 36 hours of awesomeness. Have fun. Without fun, the lack of sleep, the prepackaged camping food, the cold, the long stretches of helping everyone but your runner, can be long. Grab some beer, grab a lawn chair and embrace the […]

Just say ‘YES’!!!

Say YES!! I was talking to a friend this week and we were discussing the slump I’ve been in. After chatting for a while he asked me what I thought changed from last year to this year. I couldn’t think of anything at first. After some thought we began talking about all the opportunities I’ve […]

2017- Leadville, I’m coming for you.

The clock struck midnight and my stomach sank… What in the world did I get myself into this year? My 2017 goals have been set for quite some time and I have been working toward them for several months now. Everything was going great until December hit and I crumbled… I’m not sure what happen […]

Consistency isn’t one key to success, it’s the only key to success.

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle Someone posed the question to me “How do you continually get up every morning to run & workout despite the time, the weather, and setbacks?” I’ve pondered this question for many days and thought about the “right” answer. Unfortunately, […]

“Big Change the Film” Interview (Video)

I had a great chat with Jason Cohen from “Big Change The Film”. We talked about life, running, weight loss and more! Thanks for listening! Run Epic My Friends! http://www.outrunyourexcuses.com

10 Tips to Control your Holiday Feast

Don’t blow the last 6 months of progress just because you have an excuse to… We are headed into my least favorite time of year… The holidays are filled with overeating, candy, food gift baskets, parties, booze, and everything else I fight off every day… Don ‘t get me wrong, I love the positivity surrounding […]

100 Mile Training

Sh*t Just Got Real… Wow… I know I was already inside of 18 weeks!!! Less than 18 weeks before my first 100 mile race. I had a plan, but for some reason, I hadn’t quite set up my mileage plan… I’m not sure how I got so distracted, but hopefully I got that taken care […]