Category: Strength Training

Mountain Mist 50k 2015 – What a difference 6 years makes!

If you like this blog, you might also enjoy my book…… Quiet the Noise: A Trail Runner’s Path to Hearing God On January 25th, 2015 I “competed” (quotes explained later) in the Mountain Mist 50k in Huntsville, Alabama.  If you have read my first book, you might remember that this was the site of my […]

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Giving Back – Pacing Pinhoti….Again!

  If you like this Blog, you might like my book: Quiet The Noise  On November 1st and 2nd, 2014 I had the blessing and honor to be able to give back and help another first timer run his first 100 mile race, the Pinhoti 100 — a point to point race that was the […]

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When I am closest to Death…..

  If you like this Blog, you might like my book: Quiet The Noise On Amazon.com ****** Note to readers, this is a write up of the 2nd longest race I have ever done, so……this might be the 2nd longest blog ever.  You have been warned, reading this without multiple aid stations, a crew, proper […]

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Epic

If you like this blog, you might enjoy my book: Quiet The Noise The word “epic” might be the most overused adjective in the world of endurance sports.  Seems like if someone completes a 5k and there was a hill with some pebbles on it that is sufficient to use the term “epic”!  Back in the […]

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How Are You?

   If you enjoy this Blog, you might like my recently published book: Quiet The Noise: A Trail Runner’s Path To Hearing God One of my more consistent, and possibly more annoying habits is when people ask me how I am doing, I almost always answer…….. “I am fantastic!!”  or, possibly “I’m GREAT!!!!” Even at […]

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Hiking Essentials!

*if you like this blog, you might enjoy my book:“Quiet the Noise: A Trail Runner’s Path To Hearing God” If you have done any trail running, especially in the mountains and especially if the distance is long — you will realize that a portion (sometimes a large portion) of the run is really a “fast […]

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Near Perfection

  *if you like this blog, you might enjoy my book:“Quiet the Noise: A Trail Runner’s Path To Hearing God” Near Perfection 6 weeks before my first ever “stage” race in 2013, I decided my injuries were healed enough to give my legs, feet and most importantly, my spirit, a test.  A running buddy – […]

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6 Weeks to go: Confidence Builder AND shaker!

  Warning….long race = long blog, enter at your own risk! The week of 9/17/12 was very interesting in terms of training and my first realtest of fitness / readiness.  The goal was to run about 20 easy miles during the week (I was pretty trashed from last week) and then compete in a 50 […]

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  The Journey to 100 Miles Continues….. Well, it has been a month of training and I am still alive!  One thing to note, I am no longer calling this race an “attempt” – I was very kindly(?) reminded by one of the guys in my Tuesday AM Strength Training for Endurance Athletes Class (http://www.formwell.com/upload/Services/Functional-Strength-Training-For-Runners.pdf) […]

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Time to get (semi) Serious!

Doesn’t that trail look awesome?  Nope, not me, but someday……. Anyway, been a while since I have “blogged”, mostly because my training has been pretty minimal this winter and spring, mostly 4-8 mile runs, feeling good but nothing really long or epic that would inspire a cool blog.  God willing, that is going to change […]

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