Author Archives: rxnickrun

About rxnickrun

I am a Christian, Father of 4 wonderful children, Husband and Passionate Runner. I hope to help others experience that running can be a powerful approach to strengthen their Faith and improve their fitness.

Javelina 100- Redemption Race & Qualifier

You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.” You, Lord, took up my case; you redeemed my life.     – Lamentations 3:57-58 I was disappointed after dropping from the Bear 100 at the end of September. … Continue reading

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An Easy Decision To DNF

We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.” -2 Corinthians 4:8-9 I expected 2018 to be a challenging year and it has not let me down. One event that … Continue reading

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Running Restarts and Rotator-Cuff Repair

  Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer – Romans 12:12 Newton’s First Law Newton’s first law of motion states that an object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion. This … Continue reading

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Grindstone 100: Finished But Felt Like Gollum

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. -Philippians 4:6  After over 7 months, I have finally decided I needed to get back to the blog and provide … Continue reading

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Volunteering At HARDROCK 100 – Better to Give

 ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’  Acts 20:35 Last weekend I had the most amazing time at the Hardrock 100 in Colorado. While my goal is to run the race one day, I wanted to share my … Continue reading

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Bryce Canyon 100M – Race Report

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” Psalm 19:1 Driving to the hotel the day before the start reinforced how beautiful this race was going to be. The red and white mountains, incredible … Continue reading

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UTMB – An Amazing Adventure

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth” Psalm 121:1-2 Lining up for UTMB on August 26, 2016 was surreal. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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