How My Wife Ruined the 2015 Asheville Spartan Super

Man do I look like a ray of sunshine! The Asheville Spartan Super was supposed to be my race, my first Spartan race. Because I belong to a family though, sometimes things don’t always go according to plan. Background My wife Heather and I made the 4 1/2 drive to Asheville, NC and volunteered as […]

True Mudd: An Obstacle Course Race Review

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Before we begin, I must admit a certain degree of bias. In late July of 2014, a friend of mine invited a group of us for an experience like no other: a mud run. I’d never heard of this, but his description was intriguing, so I tagged along. The passion and obsession began. I participated […]

Six Truths About Living With an OCR Athlete

1) OCR athletes don’t go for a run; they hunt obstacles. OCR athletes never know what they’ll encounter during a race, so looking for incidental obstacles during a long run presents numerous opportunities. Hurdle yard signs, climb on playgrounds, run through puddles. Searching out these opportunities is a great way to effectively train for a […]