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

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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

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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

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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

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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