Create-a-thon 2015, General

Race Photography

This past weekend I was present that the Glacial 50K/50M race in Wisconsin. We were there to cheer on and help a friend of our, but since I was sitting at an aid station for a while I decided to start taking photos of all the runners passing through. I put it up in a […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Twin Cities 10 Mile

Today was the final race of a weekend of running, and the final race of my Loony Challenge, the Twin Cities 10 Mile. We awoke early to get ready, get a little food in our stomach, and catch the bus to the start line. Because the 10 mile race launches an hour before the Marathon, […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Twin Cities 10K and 5K

This weekend my wife and I are partaking in the Loony Challenge, during the Twin Cities Marathon weekend. This is one of the many challenge race series that Twin Cities in Motion offers, and is a ton of fun. The goal is to run the 10K and 5K race today that is put on as […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Twin Cities Marathon Expo

This weekend my wife and I run the Twin Cities Loony Challenge, which means that we run a 10K and 5K tomorrow, and then the 10 Mile race on Sunday morning. It’ll be a weekend of racing and having fun in St. Paul with a great race crowd. No PR’s will be set this weekend, […]

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Minnesota One Mile

Because I’m slightly crazy, actually ran two races this past weekend. The first was of course my Moose Mountain Marathon attempt, which left me feeling completely trashed, but euphoric. Then, because my wife wanted to try a speed race, she signed up for the Minnesota One Mile race in Duluth, MN. It’s a very simple […]

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Grandma’s Marathon Race Report

Today was the big day, the day that I predicted I would break that horrid 5 hour marathon mark. I even predicted a finish of 4:48 back a few months ago. I’m happy to report that in fact I beat that prediction by two minutes with a 4:46:06 time. The weather report for the race […]

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Endless Summer Trail Run – French 5K

Tonight was the second of the Endless Summer Trail Run series put on by Rocksteady Running. Tonight’s race was a quick 5K around French Park in Plymouth, MN. Like the previous race, we started out with some rain and chilly wind, but we knew that soon enough any breeze in the air would feel really […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Lola’s 10 Mile race report

I tend to plan too many races every year, and usually it works out for my training program. This time it was the Lola’s 10 Mile race in Waconia, MN, and it fit pretty well into my two weeks of tapering before Grandma’s Marathon. Last year when my wife and I did this race it […]

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Create-a-thon 2015, General

Superior Spring 25K Trail Race Report

If you’re going to dive into trail racing in Minnesota, the Rocksteady Running races are a must. They’re a consistent favorite of both locals and trail runners from all over the country. The reason they are so popular? Some of the best courses, and some of the best organization around. This was my second Rocksteady […]

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