The Final Race of 2013 and Looking Forward to 2014

Well, its now been a couple of months since I updated the blog here with my running adventures.  The last time I wrote, I was preparing to run the Turkey trot on Thanksgiving day! I don’t have a full race review for you today; but I will just say that I had a great time … Read more

Profile of an Ultramarathon Runner – Will Thomas

Running an ultramarathon is a unique experience and in many ways is very much different than the mainstream running that many of us have grown accustomed to.  I have always marveled at ultramarathoners who run some of the most difficult races and push themselves to limits many of us would not even fathom.  In his … Read more

Why is Steve Prefontaine Important?

“You have to wonder at times what you’re doing out there. Over the years, I’ve given myself a thousand reasons to keep running, but it always comes back to where it started. It comes down to self-satisfaction and a sense of achievement.” –Steve Prefontaine Steve “Pre” Prefontaine has been called the greatest American distance runner … Read more

Setting a Marathon PR: Leavenworth Marathon Race Report!

After months of training and just about as long strategizing and calculating potential results, I completed the Leavenworth, WA Octoberfest Marathon on October 5th, 2013. The completion of ANY race brings with it excitement, feelings of accomplishment (or failure), and the inevitable thoughts of what’s next!  However, this is especially true when you complete a … Read more

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