“Well, sh*t.” – Spartanburg Half Marathon Race Report


I can’t say the Spartanburg Half Marathon was a race I was particularly looking forward to. I knew I’d be running it by myself, it’s not that close to my house (about a 45 minute drive) and I knew the course was extremely hilly. Still, with this being a cut back week, I liked thatRead 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.┬áThis obscure little race in “hill country” on the border ofRead more