The Challenge: 2 races, 1 day

The Challenge: 2 races, 1 day

The 6th annual Oakland Running Festival was this past weekend and I wanted to try something different. I’ve finished the Oakland full marathon 4 times and the half marathon once (dressed as the Incredible Hulk). This year I decided to take on the “Run The...
#RnRPhilly Race Weekend Recap

#RnRPhilly Race Weekend Recap

This past weekend, I was in Philadelphia for the Rock ‘n’ Roll 5K and Half Marathon. With the half being on a “fast” course, I had high ambitions for setting a PR and coming in at less than 1:37. I was running the race as part of Team Chocolate...
Chicago, a 5K, and Shalane

Chicago, a 5K, and Shalane

As many of you may already know, last weekend I was in Chicago for Rock ‘n’ Roll weekend. Wifey and I flew in a few days early to see the sights and enjoy being tourists. We had about 2.5 days to see everything we could before it was race weekend...
5k Recap: Boom Goes the Dynamite

5k Recap: Boom Goes the Dynamite

I ran my first 5k this past Wednesday on July 4th — yep, this endurance runner put on his speedy shoes and gave it a go. As you can see above, I had the best cheerleader clapping for me. It was the first time she has ever come to see her daddy race. Talk about...
A Turkey Decision, Recap and PR

A Turkey Decision, Recap and PR

I recently made one of the best decisions of my running career. It may be a simple one, but at the same time one I’m ashamed to admit that took a bit longer than it should have to pull the trigger. This year I decided to do a local turkey trot in Walnut Creek...