Dusting off the blog for 2016

I always wait until February to make my new years resolutions, heck, I asked Erika to marry me a couple of days after valentines day because getting engaged on Valentine’s day was too cliché.  This years resolution is to update the blog more regularly.  The reasons to re-start this blogging are:

I’m passionate about […]

2014 Grandma’s Recap


Here’s my video recap:


Savage was 5 weeks before, so I was worried my muscle endurance and recovery wasn’t going to be there, here’s what I did:

Week 1 – Rested – I went for an easy 5 miles on Friday of that week and did one 20 minute yoga routine. Week […]

2014 Savage 100 Race Report

Here’s my video recap of the race…

Here’s a video Erika took 60 miles into it..

Training Snowmobile trails were my main trails before the snow melted.  Horse trails once it dried up. I did lots of back to backs i.e. 20 one day, 30 the next day.  I also ran twice a […]

My Ultra-Beard

I started to grow a beard last October 1st.  I wanted to have it for a trail run on 10/26/13, so I figured with almost four weeks of growth, it would be a decent full beard by the 26th.  What happened next surprised even me.  My beard loved running for a long distance on the […]

It’s for Science

Last January I received the “January 2014 Mile marker”, an email put out by the Twin Cities Marathon group. In it, I saw the following blurb:

A Researcher Wants You!

Patrick Wilson, a graduate student in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Minnesota, is looking for participants for a research study. This study […]

2013 Year In Review

Here’s the highlights of breakdown of my activities in 2013:

I did three races and I learned how to make cool videos. 

Grandma’s Marathon – Here’s the recap – I was happy with my performance Ironman Wisconsin – Here’s the recap – It was very fun to be a part of the event. Surf […]

2013 Surf the Murph 50K Recap

Here’s my recap video:

Here’s the video I shot as Erika turned to an ultra marathoner:

Here are some of the cool things that I won’t forget:

Erika getting a cold the entire week before, not knowing if she was going to be able to pull this off. Erika having issues with her […]

A Recreation

The following was written by a guest blogger – Andy G.  The Black Tie Non Event in Duluth occurred after this.

Recently my new bride and I ventured up to Duluth, MN to see some friends participate in Grandma’s Marathon. My friend Doug did the half and My Pal Al and his wife did […]

Grandma’s 2013 Race Recap

Here’s the video race recap:

Here are some of the interesting things I experience on race day:

The Black Tie Non-Event raising $1446 for ACS! The fog – very cool to experience, not fun to watch or deal with, but cool to run through Running with Harvey and the 3:05 pace group – which […]

2012 In 2012 – 2012 Recap

Here’s the highlights of breakdown of my activities in 2012:

I ran 2012 miles – for the second year, I “Ran the Year”. I ran two marathons, both were extremely disappointing with my time, but fun to participate in. Grandma’s – hip was bugging me, mentally weak TC – Sick, can’t hide from the marathon […]