Mississippi or Arkansas?

My latest running adventure took me to Greenville, Mississippi for the Mississippi River Half Marathon.  (There was also a full marathon.)  This was the first time I ran a point-to-point race that started in one state and finished in another.  The Mississippi River race started in Arkansas and finished in Mississippi.  You might be thinking I … Continue reading Mississippi or Arkansas?

Running a Race Indoors

At the start of 2017 my objective was to finish the remaining 13 states in my 50 States Endurance Challenge.  I had most of my races picked out but I was having trouble finding a half marathon in Connecticut that fit into my jam-packed schedule.  Looking at the race calendar on the 50 States Half … Continue reading Running a Race Indoors

A Year of Running Adventures

When I am out on a training run, I have time to let my mind wander.  This week I found myself thinking about this year and all the adventures I had.  Looking back on 2016, I can say I had some very memorable running experiences and plenty of adventures.  All in all, it was a … Continue reading A Year of Running Adventures

Running in a Football Stadium

As I was looking over the races I have done, I noticed I have run through several iconic stadiums and tracks, places where famous races and sporting events are held.  It is one of the more enjoyable aspects of running races - I get to go places I would otherwise never see. This past weekend … Continue reading Running in a Football Stadium

Miracle at Mile 4 – An Epilogue

I was working on this week’s post when I saw a follow-up post on social media from Lance, the runner who collapsed during the Zion Half Marathon.  After reading his post, I knew that I needed to share the rest of his story.  Like me, many of you were probably wondering how he is doing. … Continue reading Miracle at Mile 4 – An Epilogue

How Do You Define Adventure?

A couple weeks ago I was looking for an interesting film to watch on the long flight to Utah for the Zion Half Marathon.  I found a documentary called “The Five Elements of Adventure.”   Given that my goal is to have more adventure in my life, I was curious to learn what Matt Walker, a mountaineer … Continue reading How Do You Define Adventure?