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Apr 142014
Shop Local: Support Your Athletic Stores!

Last week I had the privilege to go to Stillwater and give a presentation to OSU students majoring in Dietetics. Road trips are fun and I can’t pass up an opportunity to visit my alma mater. My friends who have traveled with me in the past learned to expect that I’ll always try to locate the Continue Reading «Shop Local: Support Your Athletic Stores!»

Mar 142014
"75% Of People Don't Care About Your Problems; 20% Are Glad You Have Those Problems"

I’m assuming the title grabbed your attention. Goal Accomplished. Now if you want to find the meaning and purpose behind that quote… read on. I try not to sensationalize myself or my “comeback,” in terms of my running. But, if you’re one of those people that have had a legitimate injury and have lost touch Continue Reading «”75% Of People Don’t Care About Your Problems; 20% Are Glad You Have Those Problems”»

Oct 302013
It's Official: I'm an Ultra Marathoner

Well…it’s official. I finished an ultra-marathon. Didn’t say I “ran” an ultra-marathon, because that would be a lie. But I finished. 32.94 miles worth. My training plan prepared me for “a long day in the woods”. Truer words have never been spoken. Well, truer words may have been “a long, long, long day in the Continue Reading «It’s Official: I’m an Ultra Marathoner»

Jul 312013
My First 50K: Covered In Hair In The Oklahoma Summer

I’ve decided to run a 50K trail run this fall. As usual, with my desire to “run a really long way”, I made this decision sitting in my chair in front of my computer, rather than while running a long distance. Doesn’t everybody do it this way? So what’s the first thing you have to Continue Reading «My First 50K: Covered In Hair In The Oklahoma Summer»