Last October I completed the Javelina Jundred 100 mile endurance run out in the McDowell Mountains east of Phoenix, AZ. The cut-off is 30 hours. I finished in 29:17. Here I am crossing the finish line. You can see the joy in my face. A lot of first time questions I see on running forums … Continue reading The ‘slow, fat and last’ gear guide to a 100 mile race.
Re-entry is hard. It's hard for a spaceship returning from orbit. It's hard for an interstellar rock. They sometimes burn up. They sometimes explode. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvFcY9rTPx8&feature=youtu.be Anyone who read some previous posts knows I went pretty dark once the races of the World Marathon Challenge started. We finished last Monday, February 5th and then I went … Continue reading Houston, we have a problem.
I don't do race reports. If you want to know what it's physically like to cover 37 miles in the dark and freezing rain/snow/sleet, repeatedly climb a mountain in gale-force winds, carry sandbags up icy hillsides, climb walls and complete 605 burpees, just watch a Nicholas Cage movie. The suffering is the same. I do … Continue reading Lessons from Iceland: 24 Hours of Spartan Ultra
It was a historic if blustery and cold Thanksgiving today for the first ever Guilford Gobbler Gallup, Guzzle and Grunt charity race and after party. As a sister event to the Thimble Island Triathlon Series (TITs), the Gallup saw record attendance this year. Shoreline residents have their pick of Thanksgiving Day races, including the Madison Turkey … Continue reading The Guilford Gobbler Gallup, Guzzle and Grunt