March 16th, 2014 – From my knees hurting when I went down hill, the new blisters on my feet to the 15k finisher medal and a new 15k PR and racing with my mom, this years Shamrock 15k was a blast. My mom and I finished around the same time, she started 40 minutes later and did the 8k, which was very cool. The weather for the run was really good, considering it was a March day in Portland. It didn’t start to rain until after the race and we were walking back to the car. Continue reading 2014 Shamrock Run 15k
I didn’t know any better, so I had a Yoda backpack that had a waterproof speaker that had Yoda talking every minute or so. Why was this a bad choice? The first mud pit, Yoda became a 40 lbs deadweight. Through the 100+ yard uphill army crawl under barbed wire, Yoda had many stitches break.
GoPro wrist shots from the Spartan Race 2012 in Washougal MX Park. I accidentally turned off the GoPro 40 minutes into my 2.5 hour race. Here are the highlights… Continue reading 2012 Spartan Sprint Race
This run, I had a contest on Facebook that whoever donated the most money to St. Judes got to pick what I raced in. My friend Seth and his family donated were the highest bidders and chose Lion-O from the Tundercats. What a great choice! This was also my second Warrior Dash in two days. My official completion time was 54:13.15. Continue reading 2012 Warrior Dash – Day 2
Year two of the Spartan Races for me. What a difference training for a race is to your time. This was the first obstacle course race that I actually trained for and dropped about 45 minutes off my time. Official race time: 1:36:55. Continue reading 2013 Spartan Sprint
This might be the last year for the four of us to race in the PNW Warrior Dash as a group. It was our third year and due to Sarah moving to NY for work, it was decided that we all dress as different versions of David Bowie. Official race time: 47:14.45. Continue reading 2013 Warrior Dash – The David Bowies