Category Archives: Race Recaps

Race Recap: Coronado Independence Day 15k

I’ve had a string of not-so-good races. Let’s rewind all the way back to last November: North Shore Turkey Trot: I believe Kevin, my racing buddy for the day, chirped me during the race with something along the lines of, “Whatcha … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Ragnar Las Vegas

Two summers ago, a friend of mine invited me to run a relay race. 200 miles between 12 friends through the beautiful high Oregon desert? Sure, sounds great! I’ll definitely run Cascade Lakes Relay with you. Fast forward to the … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Ironman Wisconsin 2013

I’ve now written this post three times. Here’s the problem: a 10 hour race is really boring. I swam for a while, I biked for a really long time, then I ran a marathon. I wish I could regale you … Continue reading

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Wildflower 2013: Boot and Rally

Whew, another Wildflower long course (half iron distance) in the book. Let’s recap the race with far too many words: Pre-race: Alarm goes off at 5:45AM Friday morning. A friend is picking me up to drive me to pick up our … Continue reading

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Race Recap: North Shore Turkey Trot

Strangely enough, I think this was my first Turkey Trot in North America. Last year I ran my first at McMurdo Station, Antarctica and came in 2nd due to an equipment oversight. I didn’t think I’d need YakTrax in Highland Park … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Marathon: Shit Happens

With my race strategy in hand, race day came fast. A late start time (8AM) meant sleeping in race morning. 5:45AM alarms for a race day are a glorious experience and must be savored. Squirrels, though, got the best of … Continue reading

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Twin Cities Marathon: A post-race pre-race plan

I wanted to write up a pre-race blurb about my expectations of this race, but work and travel got the best of me. So let’s recreate that blurb post-race: 2012 has been a terrible year of both training and racing … Continue reading

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