Thank you for telling me no…

I should have never become a good writer and runner… Who would have thought the two best stress reliefs I would ever have would be what I was least talented at growing up? I was in Kindergarten when my best friend ran farther and faster than me because he drank chocolate milk. I was in […]

Rock Bottom…

Written late July 2017… This was never intended to be shared publicly but fuck it, I’ve got nothing else left to hide. I woke up, wanted to run to the top of the highest mountain and jump off the steepest part.  I knew I couldn’t jump. I didn’t really want to jump. But the fear […]

Life Lessons from Leadville Trail 100 DNF

My biggest failure may just be my best learning experience.   I dropped at mile 69 of the Leadville 100. It was one of the hardest decisions of my life. But was it? Well, I’m not sure it was as hard as I remember it being… In the moment it was pretty easy, but I […]

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 […]

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 […]