Monthly Archives: March 2012
Here is a nice photo of me and my son from the last 50k race. My wife took this one with her iPhone. This was mile 27 and I was hurting at that point. Moments earlier I had just climbed a hill and I think he could tell I was spent. I remember him putting … Continue reading
Your favorite super hero’s are back it again. This time the ALTRAMANIACS are out in the wild looking stalking the Lone Peak.
I recently picked up two Nathan QuickDraw bottles. I currently have an IronMan water belt that has two 10 oz. bottles with a small pouch. I also have a Nathan Endurance pack. I picked up two of the Nathan bottles to have a third option. After wearing my Nathan Endurance vest in my recent 50k race … Continue reading
Here are just a few things I have been thinking about the last few days after my first 50k. I wanted to get these written down so I could read them again before my next race. Some of these are pretty basic stuff that I have already known but never paid much attention to. Others are … Continue reading
My wife took a few photos of people coming out of the woods at the Hawkeye 50k this weekend. She was the one with the cow bells along with my kids. This is the second set of photos. You can see the first set here. Due to the limitation of the plugin I am using … Continue reading
My wife took a few photos of people coming out of the woods at the Hawkeye 50k this weekend. This is the first set of photos. You can see the second set here. Due to the limitation of the plugin I am using to display them I had to add them to two different blog … Continue reading
I took off Friday and Monday in preparation for the big event. We had a 2 hour drive to the Iowa City area. We left home around 1:00 PM and drove right to the pizza joint that was the location of the race packet pick. I picked up my bag that included a nice shirt. … Continue reading
Too tired and hungry for a full report on this weekends Hawkeye 50k. I’ll get up some details on Sunday. I am officially an ultra marathoner. Check out the bling. Booyaa!
We arrived in North Liberty, Iowa a few hours a go. I am all registered for the Hawkeye 50k. We checked in to a local hotel, ate at a local pizza joint and are now watching the kids swim. I feel pretty relaxed but my head is filled with a million question. I am stepping … Continue reading
I signed up for the GU 100,000 Mile Challenge recently. I though I’d share it with you, my lucky readers, so you can win some GU. You have to upload your miles from a GPS device so no cheating.