Monthly Archives: April 2012

Free State Trail Marathon Race Report

This weekend I had the pleasure of running at the Free State Ultras. The event is part of the Run Nerds races down in Kansas. There was 100k, 40 mile, marathon, and half-marathon. I planned to run my first trail marathon. I took off Friday and Monday for the event. We recently bought a new … Continue reading »

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Understandig my water & GU intake

Since I have been running with water bottles the past few weeks I have really started to dial in my water intake. The one thing with a pack that I don’t like is not really knowing how much water you are taking in until it is too late . The other benefit of the water … Continue reading »

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Photo of the day: Start of something good

This is usually were I start my Tuesday trail runs. I can park less than ten feet from this spot.

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Photo of the Day: Into the Wild

I was able to finally get in a trail run here in Des Moines, IA. The trails are in great shape. I only stopped for one photo the entire 10 miles. I was just having too much fun I guess.

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Feet are toast

I have no clue what happened tonight. 10 miles in my New Balance MT110s and all hell broke loose. Four blisters. One of them bloody. Ouch. My speed took a dip after mile 6. Up until then feet were fine. Then things fell apart with little hot spots. I did not know the blister on … Continue reading »

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