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MY BLOGS

  • Chasing 42: Life, The Universe, and Running http://chasing42.wordpress.com/

    The musings of an Iowa runner tackling new challenges- marathons, ultramarathons, 5Ks, and everything in between! My interests are great and my topics are expansive...and mostly accurate ;)

LATEST ARTICLES ( 260 )

  • Daily Chase: Vol. 64

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    The last week has certainly been a bit more relaxing than the one before it, and it’s been nice to get back to focusing on each individual run as an... Read more

    Posted on 26 November 2016 FITNESS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 63

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    Well, my friends, a lot has changed since my last Daily Chase. The world has been flipped upside down in a lot of ways, and making sense of it all over the... Read more

    Posted on 18 November 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 62

    It’s election day, and I’m doing my best to put off permanently attaching my eyes and heart to the news coverage as the citizens of this country decide on the... Read more

    Posted on 08 November 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • An Open Response to Female Runners…from Me

    Open Response Female Runners…from

    “An Open Letter to Men from Female Runners” has been making the rounds on my own and many other folks’ social media feeds. Runner’s World re-published it,... Read more

    Posted on 05 November 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Race Report: Grindstone 100- Part II

    Race Report: Grindstone 100- Part

    Did you think I forgot about you? Decided to just leave you hanging? It’s more likely that last week was simply a perfect storm of projects at work. Read more

    Posted on 03 November 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Race Report: Grindstone 100- Part 1

    Race Report: Grindstone 100- Part

    Anyone who has ever trained for and run a 100-mile race knows that the entire experience is one of endurance, perseverance, and mental fortitude. Read more

    Posted on 22 October 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 61

    The last 10 days certainly have been a whirlwind! All races involve some degree of preparation and deviation from your normal schedule. Read more

    Posted on 14 October 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Race Report: Labor Pains 12-Hour

    Race Report: Labor Pains 12-Hour

    I often find myself commenting on the paradox of age. As we grow up, we form very clear impressions of what it means to be an adult. Then we become adults, and... Read more

    Posted on 06 October 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 60

    The sun is setting earlier, and rising later. It’s once again dark when I roll about of bed in the morning, and everything seems to be moving a bit slower. Read more

    Posted on 04 October 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Vertical 5K Fun

    Vertical

    A week ago, I felt adventurous and eager to try something new. The result was the inaugural Vertical 5K (as it shall henceforth be named)! Read more

    Posted on 27 September 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • MD H.E.A.T. 50k Race Report

    The race may have occurred several weeks ago, but make no mistake…the heat is very much still a factor in Delaware. Of even more consequence is the consistent... Read more

    Posted on 21 September 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 59

    Life is most definitely about balance, and I’ve found myself examining my own balance in a lot more detail as of late. I’ve become acutely aware, now that I’ve... Read more

    Posted on 20 September 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 58

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    I have a confession to make. I’m going through Olympics withdrawal. This is probably a feeling many of you share, so I’m sure I’m not saying anything all too... Read more

    Posted on 03 September 2016 FITNESS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 57

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    Oh, hi there! This is me emerging from the Olympics rabbit hole I fell down two weeks ago There have been more incredible highlights, interesting stories, and... Read more

    Posted on 21 August 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Race Report: Voyageur 50

    Race Report: Voyageur

    I grew up in the land of 10,000 lakes. In reality, it’s more like 11,482 lakes of 10 acres or more. Thus, you’d think I spent a great deal of time on the... Read more

    Posted on 08 August 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 56

    Summer travels have made the last few weeks a bit of a whirlwind, but they have led to some thoroughly enjoyable experiences running and living life! Read more

    Posted on 07 August 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 55

    It’s appropriate that the Badwater 135 took place this past week, because I’ve felt like I have been heat-training for it all week! Read more

    Posted on 23 July 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 54

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    Did you think I forgot about you? Well, I wouldn’t say it was forgetting as much as simply not having enough time The training has been picking up over the... Read more

    Posted on 16 July 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 53

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    Happy 4th of July to everyone! I hope you’ve been able to enjoy the holiday weekend, and find some time to get out and explore the roads or trails! Read more

    Posted on 04 July 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 52

    This past weekend, I returned from a quick trip to run with a few friends, and was greeted with a dead phone. I should have learned my lesson by now, but I... Read more

    Posted on 23 June 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS