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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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    AT&T Park Sprint: Failure Breeds Success.

    By / July 24, 2015

    Att Park Sprint Review The Race As I watched my spear veer to the right of the smaller than normal target, I was immediately enraged. I had to do my first ever burpee penalty in a Spartan Race. My hope of a top 10 finish crashed to the ground along with that spear. Before this… Read more

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