Category Archives: Doing our best

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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Cruel Jewel Race Report- Back For More!

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 It was considerably cooler and less humid at the start of the Cruel Jewel on … Continue reading

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A Change of Plans and A New 100 Mile Race

Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:20-21 Over the last 12 months my training was focused on one event, the Grindstone 100. It was here where I experienced my … Continue reading

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Eastern States 100 Race Report: STATES SLAM COMPLETE!

“So do not throw away your confidence, because it has great reward” –  Hebrews 10:35 Awesome! Running a race its inaugural year can sometimes be a gamble as the kinks are worked out and lessons are learned. Fortunately the Eastern … Continue reading

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Western States 100 – Race Report

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.”  Romans 12:12 The Western States Endurance Run (WS100) is like no other Ultra-marathon for so many reasons. In addition to being the oldest 100-mile race in the world, it offers amazing views … Continue reading

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Boston 2014: Hopes, Expectations, and Prayers

A man may have many plans in his heart. But the Lord’s purpose wins out in the end –Proverbs 19:21 HOPES The Boston Marathon is a race like no other and holds a special place for those of us who enjoy the pain … Continue reading

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Trying Something New – Part 2

“See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland”     -Isaiah 43:19 I was so excited when we had a major … Continue reading

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