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 […]

Failing is hard work…

Just when I thought I was pulling myself out of a hole, I’ve fallen farther down… I haven’t ran once this week… It’s now Saturday and I missed my long hike because I overslept, I haven’t been hitting the rower every day like I am supposed to and I have 62 days before I toe […]

“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 […]

Halloween Hangover…

So you had a bad day… UGH! I can already feel the roughness of the Holidays upon me… It starts with Halloween Candy, moves to a huge Thanksgiving feast and then to Christmas Dinner. The overeating, the chocolate, the endless amounts of sweets. I am not looking forward to the next two months. This is […]

Going Through the Motions…

I wasn’t thrilled about waking up at 3am today… I was tired from the weekend, my body is exhausted, sore and Crossfit was the last the thing I wanted to do today… But, I woke my tail up, got some coffee, got dressed and went to work on myself… Let’s just say it wasn’t my […]

I am a Runner…

3 years ago this weekend I crossed the line of my first half marathon. For some it’s a huge accomplishment. For others it’s a training run. And for most people its “impossible”…. It’s not too often that I want to look at certain things from my past, but the other day a friend of mine […]