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    A Running Clock: Thoughts on Time

    By / June 21, 2016

    A Running Clock Time is a funny thing. It’s one of the few things that is simultaneously subjective and objective. It is subjectively experienced all of the time while remaining objectively measured at all times. Running a 400m sprint in 48 seconds feels a lot longer than 48 seconds watching a movie. It’s still 48… Read more

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    Becoming a Runner

    By / February 19, 2016

    Like a needy spouse, running constantly asks me, “Do you love me.” Of course I say, “sure honey.” I’m no fool. But dammit sometimes running can be a bitch. Other times, the sweetest thing in my life. It hurts, it makes me grow. It is always there. Running and I have a complicated relationship.

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    Turning Turmoil Into Triumph: Obstacle Racing As a True North

    By / December 16, 2015

    The last year and a half has brought out of me a newfound dedication and passion for training. Despite my new resolve to train and compete, immediately before the Sacramento Super Spartan race, I found myself in a state of lull I haven’t experienced since my final few months as a collegiate track athlete. Why… Read more

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    Close to Greatness, Far From Great: Washougal Race Recap

    By / September 18, 2015

    Three legends of the sport had recently wrapped up their cool down and were gathering their things in the parking lot outside of the Spartan Sprint venue in Washougal, WA.  My friend Phil and I were getting ready to head back to Portland to catch our flight back to San Francisco. Luckily we had time… Read more

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