Bring it On! The Summer 2012 Racing Series

Leadville belt buckle

While we’re kicking off our spring marathon season this weekend with the inaugural Rock N’ Roll Madrid Marathon, we have also recently set our summer racing schedule by signing up for a host of races that should prove adventurous , challenging, and rewarding. Plus, I’m feeling highly over-confident today and … Continue reading

Here Come the Marathons, European Style

Pre-race fun

Those that know the excitement that comes with signing up for a race online will appreciate the joy, apprehension, and pleasure I felt this past weekend, but add to that excitement the fact that we’re talking about marathons in Europe and that I signed up for four different races in … Continue reading

There’s a First for Everything

Matt running in Guatemala

What’s an ultramarathon in Guatemala without a few “firsts?” Already, I’d like to forget and never repeat some of the first-time experiences from this race, yet there are a few keepers in there that were pleasant surprises. On Saturday morning, Matt and I rode the 4 hour bus ride from … Continue reading

Finally Negative


With the completion of Sunday’s Ocala Marathon in Florida I’ve now completed 12 marathons and for only the first time in my brief marathoning career, I actually hit negative splits. I stayed mentally positive throughout the race and wrapped up our 5 Southern States marathoning tour with a good run. … Continue reading