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Brazos Bend 50 2019 (100k distance)

Brazos Bend State Park; Needville, TexasApril 6, 2019 This race is a precursor to the Brazos Bend 100 in December 2019 (100 miles) and was a much anticipated test race to helptweak my training. I’ve run three 50k and one … Continue reading

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Ironman Florida 2018 (Haines City, Florida)

Haines City, Florida November 4, 2018 The month leading up to this race was crazy.  Hurricane Michael came through Panama City Beach Florida and created havoc.  The race was cancelled on November 3rd and moved to Haines City Florida on … Continue reading

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2018 Rocky Raccoon 50 miler

Huntsville, Texas February 10, 2018 Finish Time: 11:49:39 Preparation: Knob Hill (50k) race was my last long run in preparation for this 50-mile attempt. I gathered a couple inconvenient foot problems (blisters) coming out of the 50k with three weeks … Continue reading

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Ironman Arizona 2017

Tempe, Arizona November 19, 2017 I’ve looked forward to Ironman Arizona (IMAZ) 2017 for over a year.  I traveled to volunteer in 2016 to watch and support team mates AND see what I was getting myself into for 2018.  This … Continue reading

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Redman 70.3 (Part II): The complete story.

Lake Hefner,Oklahoma September 17, 2018 This is a complete report with Part 1 integrated into this race report…. After the last race I stated: “Continue to trained harder and longer with more bricks – the long distance is fitness, fitness, … Continue reading

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Redman 70.3 (Part 1 – Pre-race)

Edmond,Oklahoma June 25, 2017 I’m breaking this blog into Part I and Part II. Why? There’s a lot of “thinking that happens” during taper week of a race – a lot of race plans are finalized. After the last race … Continue reading

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Growing up in the dirt

Growing up is mud pies, cut fingers, skin’t knees and elbows. Growing up is scars that don’t go away – they tell your story.   Growing up is both a mangy dog and fleas in your favorite hand-me-down sleeping bag – … Continue reading

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