Category Archives: Race Reports

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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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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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

This gallery contains 27 photos.

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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Race Report: Ragnar 2012 – Northwest Passage

[I know you love my writing and all, but before we get to that, please note that if I don’t get another $900 donated in the next 6 days I will not be wearing tutu on the top of a … Continue reading

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Race Report: Ironman CDA – part 4

Ironman CDA, Coeur d’Alene, ID – 06/24/2012 (part 4… here’s part 1, part 2, & part 3) The Run (26.2 miles) I jogged into the changing tent with my run bag and found an empty spot on the wall. The tent by now … Continue reading

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Race Report: Ironman CDA – part 3

Ironman CDA, Coeur d’Alene, ID – 06/24/2012 (part 3… here’s part 1 and part 2) The Bike (112 miles) I trotted out of the tent to the racks and ran up the line. I had walked the route a couple … Continue reading

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Race Report: Ironman CDA – part 2

Ironman CDA, Coeur d’Alene, ID – 06/24/2012 (part 2… here’s part 1) Sunday, race day I showered and applied a thorough layer of sunblock while Alida toasted a couple muffins for me (she was taking her “Iron Sherpa” role very … Continue reading

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