Race: Eagle ChargeType: Virtual (you can do it anywhere during the first week of July)Distance: You can run either a 4-mile or 7-mile distance. You also can do both for a total of 11 miles.Charity it benefits: Team Red, White and Blue, a nonprofit for civilians and veterans that aims to enrich veterans' lives through … Continue reading Race recap: Eagle Charge
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I expanded a column I wrote for a local weekly newspaper for Memorial Day.
Note: I haven't been paid by ZP Challenge or any of its affiliates for this review. I just think this is a helpful, free app that can help anyone who wants/needs some accountability while they make lifestyle changes. "I don't want this pancake, Mom. It's all burnt on one side." I take the pancake off … Continue reading App review: ZP Challenge
The last time I did a night run, it was 2015. I did the 4-mile loop at Ragnar Appalachians with a few Team Red, White and Blue members. It would be my last activity with the Morgantown chapter, as I moved the week prior. My headlamp went out, there were rocks you had to climb … Continue reading HEC Recap Part 3: Matter over mind
THE HIGHEST POINT OF THE MIDDLE OF NO WHERE -- As I stood for the team photo, I double-checked myself. Keeping warm as not optional. My ruck was covered with half-frozen water after my Camelback bottle leaked. It was heavy and I didn't want to carry it. But the letters DFQ rang in my head … Continue reading The after-glow of GORUCK: Setting goals
Since I started my fitness journey in 2012, I have tried to one big race every year. So far, I've done a sprint triathlon, two metric marathons (26.2 kilometers), a Ragnar and a marathon. They all have been rewarding in their own way. My favorite was my first metric marathon. I had just gotten out … Continue reading GORUCK recap: Part 2
Often when I go to a race I've been in before, I have expectations. I know the course, so I know whether I should take it easy early in the race. I know I need to stay hydrated because it's always hot when I do a certain race. It's a redemption run: A chance to … Continue reading Race recap: Barnesville Pumpkin Festival 2016