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Carmel Marathon: Same race but with better beer
My first Carmel race Photo credit: Sam Kan Shadow Race The Carmel
Marathon really began two years ago for me. As I mentioned in a previous blog ,
the group that I ran with and helped to run in Kuwait was founded by a National
Guard unit from Indianapolis (a...

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Bighorn Mountain Wild and Scenic Trail Run 50k
The ridge behind us was the first six miles of a beautiful course Photo credit Rob Finley Wyoming is one of the last states bordering Colorado that I needed
to run on my way to running a marathon in all 50 states . Perhaps it was being around
enough of Boul...

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The Resolve 10k
One of the things that I decided to give up in 2016 was
racing alone. For me running has always been a mix of community and solo and
for a while races were like that too. Many times in the last few years I had
decided that I wanted to do a 5k or a 10k and j...

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New York City Marathon
While I was still stewing in the sands of Kuwait, Alita and
I passed some of our phone conversation dreaming up a fun fall trip. We settled
on trying for a week in New York, anchored on the New York City Marathon. While
neither of us desire to live in a lar...

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New York City Marathon
While I was still stewing in the sands of Kuwait, Alita and
I passed some of our phone conversation dreaming up a fun fall trip. We settled
on trying for a week in New York, anchored on the New York City Marathon. While
neither of us desire to live in a lar...

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Run-Fishing 2: Flyathlon
Among the many things that lay dormant while I was deployed
was my fly fishing. While the might have been salmon fishing in the Yemen for
Ewen McGregor, there was no trout fishing to be had in Kuwait (although some
friends did catch fish at the Kuwait Naval...

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Trail running and fly fishing at Sandbeach Lake in RMNP.
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2015-08-25
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Trail run / fishing at Sandbeach Lake in RMNP.
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The Standing Desktop Experiment
The idea of using a standing desktop had been on my mind for
a while. I think it started when I read Scott Jurek’s book Eat and Run where he noted that even active people could suffer adverse effects from
sitting too long. This got my attention as I had ass...

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Kuwait Running Mafia
Even if one is blessed with a good job (as I was) during a
deployment, having weekly milestones give you something to look forward to that
is closer than the return home. During my first deployment I was fortunate to
find a group that did long runs at 0430 ...
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