Data Porn: Training for the World Marathon Challenge

The first leg of the World Marathon Challenge begins in just 10 days, kicking off January 30th in Antarctica. We’ll be running a certified, full distance marathon (26.2 miles) on each of the 7 continents in 7 days. The route will take us from Novo base in Antarctica, to Perth, Dubai, Lisbon, Cartagena and finally … Continue reading Data Porn: Training for the World Marathon Challenge

It all comes down to what you’re creating….

As the 2018 global Consumer Electronics Show (CES) wraps up in Las Vegas, power outage or not, I can’t help but reminisce about the years I spent there as we were creating SmartThings. Our first CES was in 2013. At the time we weren’t in production with our product, but that didn’t stop us from … Continue reading It all comes down to what you’re creating….

Lessons from Iceland: 24 Hours of Spartan Ultra

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

The Guilford Gobbler Gallup, Guzzle and Grunt

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