Marathon #3 – Livestrong Austin Marathon – 2/17/13

[BEGIN BACKDATED RACE REPORT: Marathon #3 / Overall #3 Livestrong Austin Marathon Austin, TX 2/17/13 This was the third marathon and about 1 year into running… So it turned out that Alex was running the Austin Marathon after all. And for a good majority of the time he had been training with Kate. His secret? … More Marathon #3 – Livestrong Austin Marathon – 2/17/13

What is a Disciple?

The word “disciple” means “a follower or student of a teacher, leader, or philosopher”. A practical example From 2013 and on, I got into this running technique called “ChiRunning”. This method of running is based off a combination of principles from Tai Chi and yoga. Supposedly it’s efficient, allows our legs to relax, focuses on alignment … More What is a Disciple?

Marathon #11 – Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon – 5/3/15

[BEGIN BACKDATED RACE REPORT: Marathon #11 / Overall #16 / Country #2 (Canada) Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon Toronto, ON, Canada 5/3/15 I had been planning on doing this race since the latter half of 2014 while I was training for the Twin Cities Marathon, while I was still recovering from my debilitating oblique injury. I … More Marathon #11 – Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon – 5/3/15

Ultra #5 – Rocky Raccoon 50 miler – 2/7/15

[BEGIN BACKDATED RACE REPORT FOR 2/7/15: Ultra #5 / Overall #15 Rocky Raccoon 50 miler (Tejas Trails) Huntsville State Park 2/7/15 “I have to finish, I already put the [50 miles] sticker on my car.” The Rocky 50 happened as a result of my injury from the double half marathons on New Years Day. I had been planning on doing the Rocky … More Ultra #5 – Rocky Raccoon 50 miler – 2/7/15

Marathon #12 – Rock ‘n Roll Seattle – 6/13/15

[BEGIN BACKDATED RACE REPORT FOR JUNE 13, 2015: Marathon #12 / Overall #17 / State #5 (Washington) Race: Rock ‘n Roll Seattle Marathon Date: 6/13/15 Location: Seattle, WA The Rock ‘n Roll Seattle Marathon was a race that I had decided on doing upon completing the Goodlife Fitness Toronto Marathon on 5/3/15. I flew into … More Marathon #12 – Rock ‘n Roll Seattle – 6/13/15