Category Archives: Goals

Haute Route Pyrenees

I leave today for Barcelona where I will be doing Haute Route – Pyrenees. It’s a seven day stage cycling race that begins in Barcelona and travels through the Pyrenees mountains to finish in Anglet on the French coast. I am … Continue reading

Posted in Biking, Goals, Racing, Ridiculously fun | Tagged | Leave a comment

2014 Race Calendar

Feb 16: First Half Marathon One of my favorite races of the year. Great course along the water and usually perfect, crisp, racing conditions. Great to get an early season half marathon in the schedule which encourages winter miles. Feb … Continue reading

Posted in Biking, Goals, Racing, Ridiculously fun, Running | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

2013 Ironman Coeur d’Alene

I’m burnt. I’m really burnt. At the race on Sunday I distinctly remember coming out of the transition tent and seeing volunteers with gobs of sunscreen on their hands ready to quickly apply some. I chose to run to my … Continue reading

Posted in Biking, Goals, Ironman, Mountaineering, Racing, Ridiculously fun, Running, Swimming | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Hello my name is…

I’ve been training almost non-stop for long distance triathlons over the last three years. Three months ago, I hit a wall and my swim training more or less evaporated. What happened? I realized I don’t enjoy swimming and never will. … Continue reading

Posted in Biking, Goals, Ironman, Racing, Running, Swimming | Tagged | Leave a comment

What doesn’t kill you makes you…Erin

I wrote this post a couple of months ago, but didn’t end up posting. She’s back in town right now and I just read it to her and she gave me the go ahead to post. She inspires me, I … Continue reading

Posted in Goals | Leave a comment

Seawheeze!!

One addition to the race calendar! I just signed up for the 2nd annual Seawheeze on Saturday August 10th. I’m not sure what my goal for the race is yet. It’s a couple weeks before Ironman Canada so I don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Goals, Racing, Ridiculously fun, Running | Tagged | Leave a comment

A Year I’m Looking Forward To

2013 is going to be a year full of big races. January Still yet to be decided is the first “race” of the year. My friend Shane has invited me to do the Fat Ass 50km on January 1st. I … Continue reading

Posted in Goals, Ironman, Racing, Ridiculously fun | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

2012 Ironman Coeur d’Alene

There were 50 qualifying spots for the Ironman World Championships up for grabs this past weekend at Ironman Coeur d’Alene and I was on the hunt for one of them…here’s how the day unfolded. The swim was bloody cold. I … Continue reading

Posted in Biking, Goals, Ironman, Racing, Ridiculously fun, Running, Swimming | Tagged , , , , | 11 Comments

Guest Post: Blowing Up Boston

The following is a guest post by one of my run club buddies, Dan Scarrow. He apologizes for the long blog post, but he had 10+ hours of flying time to kill and he’s only ever going to write one, … Continue reading

Posted in Goals, Guest Post, Racing, Running | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Patagonian Adventure Race

I have another goal! Complete the Patagonian Adventure Race at some point in my life. Who wants to do it with me? Watch this video for a realistic preview of the adventure!

Posted in Goals | Tagged | 7 Comments