Virtual Race Report: Badger 50K

Due to the pandemic, almost no trail races have been happening. One of the ones that I was particularly disappointed about was the Badger Trail […]

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Race Report: Savage 100

Prologue I’ve been in the trail and ultra running world for 5 years. In that time I’ve tried my hand at a whole host of […]

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Race Report: Marquette 50K

It’s about time I put pen to paper and wrote this report, while I still have the memories in my head. This is the third […]

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Race Report: Badger 100K

A couple years ago I heard about the Ten Junk Miles podcast. This is a fun show out of Chicago that bills itself as a […]

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Race report: Willow 20 mile

Last year a new race burst on the scene from veteran race director Chris Swenke. He wanted to introduce everyone to one of his favorite […]

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Fall Superior Trail Races 2018

Coming back to reality after a big trail race is a struggle. My social media feeds are filled with people talking about their post-Superior hangover. […]

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Treasured Haven Farms 12 Hour Run

Ever since I changed my running philosophy this year, I’ve been much happier with where I’m at. I’m not stressed about “the next big race” […]

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Race Report: Chippewa 50K

One of my goals for 2018 was to get back into shape enough to tackle an ultra distance race again. I had a great streak […]

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My crazy running friends…

The group of runners that I hang out with here in the northwest metro are a… special bunch. Or maybe I should say they’re “interesting” […]

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Icebox 480

On Saturday the wife and I drove down to River Falls, WI to participate in a wonderful end of season race, the Icebox 480. Many […]

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2017 Grand Traverse 16 mile

Last year, the wife and I did a spur of the moment race up on the north shore called Grand Traverse. This is a low-key […]

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Bluff Tuff Trail Half Marathon

Ever since deciding to focus the rest of my year on smaller races, I have registered for a couple that I’ve never done before. The […]

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Afton 25K race report

This past Saturday, the annual summer gathering of trail people, known as Afton 50K/25K, took place. This event has been going on for decades and […]

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Trail Mix 25K

This year we decided to add in the Trail Mix 25K race into the Upper Midwest Trail Runners Trail Series. It’s a very popular local […]

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2017 Zumbro Report

Strap in folks, this one has the potential to be a very long entry. Last year I ran the 50 mile race at Zumbro, but […]

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Surf the Murph 25K / 50K DNF

This year I set a goal of completing 3 ultra distance races. I started out my year very early with the Zumbro 50 mile race, […]

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Race Report: Grand Traverse

This past weekend the wife and I were planning on doing a 24 hour race down in La Crosse, WI called Goosebumps. However, over the […]

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Midsummer 1 mile race report

My wife really likes the challenge of 1 mile races. So tonight she got us registered for the Midsummer 1 mile race at the Minnesota […]

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Afton 25K race report

First, let me say that I was REALLY looking forward to this race. This is the only one of the Rocksteady Running races that I […]

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Race Report: Chippewa 10K

I signed up for a couple of the UMTR trail running race series this year, and because of that, I’m filling my year with whatever […]

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Zumbro 50 Mile Race Report

When I started trail running at the start of 2015 the Zumbro 17 mile race was the first big trail race I attempted. It was […]

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Afton Fat Ass training run

As I’ve mentioned before, a fat ass race is a group training run with “No Fees, No Awards, No Aid, No Wimps”. This week a […]

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Vegas 2016 – Day 2

Saturday is race day! The plan was to complete two races, as part of the Blood, Sweat and Beers trail race. They offer the option […]

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Nightmare on Elm Creek Fatass!

One of the trails that I run regularly is the Elm Creek Mountain Bike trail. In the space of about 2 square miles there is […]

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Reindeer Run 5K

Today was my final race of 2015, the Reindeer Run 5K. It also marks a goal I set out to achieve at the beginning of […]

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