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Race Recap: 2018 Sisters Better Half

May 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Of all the places to run a race, Central Oregon is definitely one of the more scenic. Within Central Oregon there are many backdrops for the truly epic event, and Sisters is definitely one of those. For yours truly, living a mere 25 minutes away [read more...]

Race Recap: 2017 Shamrock 15K

April 18, 2017 // 0 Comments

I have participated in the Shamrock Run off and on, mostly on, since my high school days. Seen as the unofficial beginning of the spring race season, it’s often a litmus test of the winters training. It also usually is held on what seems to be [read more...]

Race Recap: 2017 Bridge to Brews 8K

April 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

After 20 years of running, I sometimes feel as if I have tried every race at least once. Of course, with the number and variety of events in this region, that is nigh impossible. This year I got an opportunity to run in an event new to me, the [read more...]

Race Recap: 2016 Ho Ho 5k

December 11, 2016 // 1 Comment

With a December race, you never know what kind of weather you’re going to get. This is true year-round, of course, but the winter months have a special kind of unpleasant weather in store for you. Three years ago when I ran the HoHo 5k in [read more...]

Race Recap: 2016 Lincoln City Half

March 10, 2016 // 2 Comments

The half has become one of my favorite distances, due to my tendency to relax and just really enjoy the feeling of running for 13 miles. To experience this in the beautiful area that is the course of the Lincoln City half makes it twice as fun. [read more...]

Fast Guy Problems: 2015 in review

January 4, 2016 // 4 Comments

I started 2015 with the usual list of goals and standards. Some were meant to be achieved, others were a nigh impossible bar to strain for. In spite of a rather stressful personal life, I was able to make some new marks this year, as again running [read more...]

Race Recap: 2015 Shamrock Run 15k

March 17, 2015 // 2 Comments

For the 6th year in a row I participated in the Shamrock Run Portland, for the fifth time in a row I took on the 15k. As most times, it was pouring rain, but thankfully the gusty wind held off until later in the afternoon. The Shamrock Run typically [read more...]