Author Archives: Will

Update/Recap/Oh-the-places-I-have-gone…

This blog has laid dormant for quite a while, and with good reason: I went to college! Back in 2012, after completing my first Ironman, then the Bridger Ridge Run, and then the SuperTri, I followed up by jumping into the … Continue reading

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Runpiphany

One of the things I love about running long distances is the epiphanies I tend to get. I roll current worries and concerns, or past experiences around in my head and look at them from different perspectives, and sometimes a … Continue reading

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Race Report – Ragnar NW Passage, ultra-style

Ragnar NW Passage, WA,  7/18 – 7/19, 2014 I’ve done Ragnar several years in a row now, and this year wanted to try it on an ultra team, fielding just 6 people instead of 12. This seemed like a great idea … Continue reading

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MyFitnessPal & Fitocracy

I’ve been playing with the MyFitnessPal (MFP) and Fitocracy apps for a little while now. MFP is a handy way to make me really conscious of where the calories in my diet are coming from. I especially like the barcode scanner, … Continue reading

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It’s all just practice

At first you might be practicing getting up a little early and going for a walk. You could practice drinking more water throughout the day, or only having 3 coffees instead of 5. You could practice going to bed a … Continue reading

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Training with Lance*

Lance: Speed up your turnover. Try to keep it around 90 rpm. Me: And should I do that with or without drugs? Lance: … * based on a dream of Alida’s

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Race Report – Grand Columbian Super Tri

Grand Columbian Super Tri, Grand Coulee, WA – 09/15/2012 I’ve raced at this event twice before, first at the Olympic distance, then at the Half-Iron. At both of those races I felt things were fairly well organized, well run, and … Continue reading

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Race Report: Bridger Ridge Run, part 2 – the pictures

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When I ran the Bridger last month, I wanted to take pictures, but feared dropping my phone down a crevasse. I took a little disposable/recyclable camera with me instead, and just hoped the pics would be at all usable. I … Continue reading

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Race Report: Mud & Chocolate Half Marathon

Mud & Chocolate Half Marathon, Sammamish, WA – August 19, 2012 I made a mistake back in July. I was excited by Alida’s running progress, and projected that her training plan would probably have her ready to for her first … Continue reading

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Race Report: Bridger Ridge Run

Bridger Ridge Run, Bozeman, MT – August 11, 2012 As stated before, I decided to try to raise some money for the Child’s Play charity. I discovered that summer is peak charity drive season, and that I felt like a … Continue reading

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