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 Javelina 100: Race Report and Being Thankful

  “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: … A time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away” Ecclesiastes 3:1-6 There … Continue reading

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Grindstone 100 – My First DNF

“Blessed is the man who finds wisdom, the man who gains understanding” – Proverbs 3:13 After successfully completing 5-100mile races, I finally achieved my first DNF (Did not finish).  Now that I can be honest with myself, I am not … 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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Reflections: A Black Belt, The Dirty German, and Western States

“Be strong and brave. Do not be terrified. Do not lose hope. I am the Lord your God. I will be with you everywhere you go” Joshua 1:9 Since December of last year I have been focused on one race, Western States … 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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