Monthly Archives: May 2013

Weight Update

203 lbs. as of this morning. I have been slightly injured the past two weeks but that has not stopped the progress of my weight loss. The goal is to be below 200 by the North Fork 50m at the end of June.

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Photo of the Day: Altra Boston Shirt

My Altra Boston shirt arrived on Friday. Great fitting and for a great cause. Run for Boston in this Altra Tech Tee designed with Boston in mind. 100 percent of profits from every purchase will go to The One Fund Boston to help those most affected by the bombing at the Boston Marathon on April … Continue reading »

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Trail Running Light Options

One of the missing items in my ultra gear bag of tricks is a quality trail running light. I found this out the hard way at the North Face 50m in Sept. of 2012. I quickly discovered that a camping headlamp is not a realistic option for trail running. These are light but nowhere close to providing … Continue reading »

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Weight Check

Since purchasing my FitBit Wi-Fi scale and tracking my food the weight has been steady dropping. As of today I am down 8 pounds. Yea! The big difference has been tracking my food intake. Using the Fitbit app, that works in conjunction with the scale, tracking to a daily intake of only 1200 calories plus … Continue reading »

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Custom Medal Display

I decided to create a custom medal display this week. It cost $15 for everything. Here is my parts list: Wood shelf from Salvation Army: $8.00 Can of spray paint: $3.14 Curtain Rod: $3.89 There is plenty of room for years to come. Below is a series of photos that I took along the way.

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Altra The One

I have not bought any road shoes for maybe 2 years. It is hard to believe it has been that long. I finally broke down and picked up a pair of the The One from Altra. I am super excite to get a run in with these today. Light and zero drop! I’ll post a … Continue reading »

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