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(Guest Post) Wildflower Triathlon Race Recap

While I was unable to compete in the Wildflower this year (You can see why at this post Triathlons and Babies), my race partner, Joe Wilensky, was able to finish and has written a race recap for you all to read: Race report for Wildflower: I was planning on doing this race with a co-worker… Continue reading (Guest Post) Wildflower Triathlon Race Recap

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Hero Rush LA: Confirmation on Not Doing First Time Races

Last week I ran the first Hero Rush LA. This was a 5K race planned by firefighters, donating to a good cause, so I figured I would give it a try. They touted the catchphrase "More challenge, less mud" so I figured the obstacles would be awesome, I was wrong. Maybe I am just getting… Continue reading Hero Rush LA: Confirmation on Not Doing First Time Races

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2012 LA Marathon: My Goals Realized

After four months of training marathon weekend had finally arrived. We drove out in the pouring rain to stop by the expo and get my race bib. The expo was huge and it was cool to be right outside of Dodger stadium but we arrived late and it was cold and wet so a long… Continue reading 2012 LA Marathon: My Goals Realized

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Tough Mudder So Cal: Fun Race But No Photos

This year I ran in the Tough Mudder at Vail Lake Resort in Temecula, the same location as the Super Spartan Race just 11 miles instead of 8. I was worried that the course would be very similar but luckily it was not. I arrived in the morning, paid my $10 to park, and was… Continue reading Tough Mudder So Cal: Fun Race But No Photos

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Super Spartan Race: Failed Obstacle Penalties, Really?

At the end of January I volunteered at and competed in the Super Spartan Race. This was a 8.5 mile obstacle course race down in Vail Lake Resort in Temecula, CA. The greatest thing about this race was that you could volunteer on the day of the race and receive a ridiculous amount of benefits.… Continue reading Super Spartan Race: Failed Obstacle Penalties, Really?

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13.1 Seattle: The Importance of Preparation and Vaseline

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Virginia and I went up to Seattle to see the family and I decided to run the Amica Seattle Half Marathon in order to manage the overeating of the holiday. This was to be my second half marathon and only two weeks after I completed the 60 day Insanity program. We… Continue reading 13.1 Seattle: The Importance of Preparation and Vaseline