The Race that Came Out of Nowhere – Green Valley 10 Miler Race Report


The Green Valley Road Race 10 Miler is the race that almost wasn’t run at all and the race that came out of nowhere. On Monday, I was diagnosed with a bad kidney infection that made walking a challenge and running impossible. I spent the early part of the week confined to my bed andRead more

Homecoming – 2016 Route 66 Half Marathon Race Report


There is only one race that I have done more than twice: the Route 66 Marathon in Tulsa, Oklahoma. I did the marathon in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015, where I completed my 50th and maybe/probably my final marathon. There was never any question that I’d be headed back to Tulsa again for race weekendRead more

Potatoes, Pain, and Perfection – Pocatello Half Marathon Race Report


Psst – Hey! I’m on my way to St. Kitts and Nevis right now for the Nevis Running Festival! Follow me on Instagram for the latest adventures. When asked what I like most about running a marathon or half marathon in every state, one thing I always mention is that races take me to placesRead more

“We’re Habit-Forming!” – Hatfield-McCoy Half Marathon Race Report 2016


It’s no secret that I love the Hatfield McCoy Marathon and Half Marathon. Back in the day, when I almost never repeated marathons (it’s not cost-effective when you’re trying to run a race in all 50 states), I ran Hatfield McCoy in 2012 and 2013. This obscure little race in “hill country” on the border ofRead more