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DNF @TNF50. My North Face Endurance Challenge 50-Mile Race Recap

In blog, Fitness, Nutrition, Philanthropy, Race Recap on 2016/01/12 at 7:37 pm

Not finishing a race is probably the most valuable lesson one can receive in ultrarunning. On December 5th, 2015, I got that lesson. I DNF’ed (Did Not Finish) at mile 37. The weather was perfectly cold and dry, my nutrition was dialed in, my injuries did not flare up, I drank lots, ate lots, and took my salt pills but, I still ended up blowing up my quads after getting done with Muir Woods. Sometimes, it happens on your best days. I really wanted to finish the run but, Read the rest of this entry »

50 Miles For Glide

In Fitness, Philanthropy on 2015/11/01 at 6:50 pm

Race for Nepal

In Fitness, Philanthropy on 2015/04/29 at 6:49 pm

Between now and the Bay to Breakers footrace in San Francisco (May 17th), I joined the Nepal Earthquake Relief Fund on Crowdrise and I’m committed to raising at least $500 for those affected by the earthquake in Nepal. Please consider helping me reach my goal and to helping out the overall cause.

50 Miles For Muttville

In Fitness, Philanthropy on 2015/01/30 at 12:28 pm

For my second 50-mile race, I entered the American River 50 Mile Ultramarathon. I want to help raise some awareness and possibly $2,000 for http://www.muttville.org/.
Why the world needs Muttville…
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50 Miles For Glide

In Fitness, Philanthropy on 2014/08/08 at 10:13 am

I’m running my first 50-Mile Ultramarathon this December 6th, 2014. I promised myself that all the races I enter in the future will be for a good cause. For my inaugural Ultra, the organization that I’m raising money for is Glide Memorial Church.
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