Army Ten Miler

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Articles, Race Day, Running, Workouts | No Comments

Army Ten Miler Weekend 31 December 2010 the MisFits woke up like any other day in Kandahar. Lace em up go out run early ,change go visit the local population while on patrol and guard what was FOB Wilson. One MisFit SGT Michael Beckerman had gone on to his Sapper brothers and was on patrol. […]

Haley’s Team Twilight Event

Haley’s Team Twilight Event

Posted by on Jun 29, 2014 in Race Day, Running | No Comments

Haley’s Team Twilight Event June 21 , 2014 The team starts preparation for this day as soon as clean up from the last event has ended.  You would think a year is enough time to plan and execute and event which you have done seven times before.  Those 365 days fly by and life also […]

Runner’s Peeves Part 2

Runner’s Peeves Part 2

3. You want to PR by 20min on your next half-marathon We all want to PR, qualify for that famous race (New-York, Boston, Kona,) and I’m all for ambitious goal because I have some of my own, Tremblant 2014! But being too ambitious is not the problem; the problem is not allowing yourself enough time […]

Defy the Impossible: An Iron Story

Defy the Impossible: An Iron Story

The Ironman Triathlon is a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike, and a 26.2 mile run, which comes to 140.6 miles covered on race day. Finishing this race has been a dream of mine for 7 years. It all started in 2007 where my dad and I were watching “The Biggest Loser” of all […]

Beginner Half Marathon Training Plan

Beginner Half Marathon Training Plan

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in Motivation, Race Day, Running, Training, Workouts | No Comments

This is the second installment to the beginner’s series to running. The half marathon is a great starter event for anyone looking to pick up running as a hobby or even shed a few pounds.  Although I am providing a training plan within this post, it is merely a GUIDE. Every training plan you see […]

The Twin State 50 Miler

The Twin State 50 Miler

Posted by on Apr 7, 2014 in Race Day | No Comments

The Twin State 50: I have officially run my first 50(+) mile foot race. I put the (+) in there because I got a bit lost and ran 3 extra miles. Anyway, it took me almost exactly 9 hours to run 53 miles which puts me at a 10:11/min per mile pace. This put me […]

Racing Cold

Racing Cold

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Race Day, Triathlon | No Comments

We, who live in the sunny South don’t have to race in the cold very often.  Typically we worry about heat exhaustion, hydration, and sunburn.  Then there comes the early season triathlon and some unseasonably cold temperatures. Combine the two and you’ve got a very uncomfortable racing situation. The TriTyler Half, Olympic, and newly added […]

Montreal Hypothermic Half Marathon 2014

Montreal Hypothermic Half Marathon 2014

Posted by on Feb 24, 2014 in Race Day, Running | No Comments

Last weekend was the Montreal edition of the Hypothermic Half-Marathon, organised by the Running Room. The draw of winter races tends to usually be the same; runners and endurance athletes like to have races as goals and benchmarks for their training. After September or October, there tends to be very little in the way of race options […]

The Benson Polar Bear 8 Hour Obstacle Challenge

The Benson Polar Bear 8 Hour Obstacle Challenge

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in Gear, Motivation, Nutrition, Race Day, Running | No Comments

February 1st was the date for the 2nd annual Benson Polar Bear 8 Hour Obstacle Challenge in Benson, VT. This is a 6 miles course with almost 60 obstacles and you run through it for 8 hours straight.  Compared to all the other obstacle races I’ve participated in, this one takes the cake.  It was […]

Ashenfelter 8K Classic Race Report

Ashenfelter 8K Classic Race Report

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Race Day, Running | No Comments

  Ashenfelter 8K Classic On November 28th, 2013 I laced up for only the second time to run a race in New Jersey.  Yes it may sound strange.  I was born and raised in Jersey City.  I left when I was 22 and was nowhere near a runner at that time.  The other thing keeping […]