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  • 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 ( 282 )

  • Race Report: Labor Pains 12-Hour

    Race Report: Labor Pains 12-Hour

    Since beginning to run longer and longer distances, my idea of a training run has changed considerably. My sense of anticipation has also shifted quite a bit, t... Read more

    Posted on 30 September 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 79

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    I am still alive. The streak is still in play. I’m beginning to sound like a bit of a broken record. Life has a funny way of shifting and adapting to fit the... Read more

    Posted on 15 September 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 78

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    Where has the summer gone? I feel like the game never changes, and yet I seem to find myself in the same situation every year! Read more

    Posted on 12 August 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Laurel Highlands Race Recap

    Laurel Highlands Race Recap

    I’m fully aware that this review is long overdue. As is usually the case, the summer seems to have gotten away from me amidst the various projects, work and... Read more

    Posted on 29 July 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 77

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    As much as I claim to hate the heat and humidity, I certainly can’t argue with the fact that it creates quite a lush green landscape in the state parks in the... Read more

    Posted on 09 July 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 76

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    Happy Father’s Day to all the dads and father figures out there today! Summer is in full swing, albeit not officially here yet, and that means each passing... Read more

    Posted on 18 June 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 75

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    I’m currently sitting on our front porch, enjoying a cold drink, and loving the cool breeze and comfortable temperature. I’ve spent a good majority of my time... Read more

    Posted on 04 June 2017 FITNESS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 74

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    I’m pretty sure that I blinked and two months rolled by before my eyes! That’s about the easiest way to describe the hectic efforts to continue #chasing42. Read more

    Posted on 26 May 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Race Report: Umstead 100

    Race Report: Umstead

    I relish in the logistics involved in planning for a 100 mile race. I’d almost go so far as to say that I’ve grown to love the build-up so much that it negates... Read more

    Posted on 17 April 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 73

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    Phew! I feel like I blinked and the entire month of March passed before my eyes! It’s hard to believe that April Fool’s Day is on Saturday, and with it the... Read more

    Posted on 29 March 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • My Rogue Boston Marathon Adventure

    Rogue Boston Marathon Adventure

    Over the years, I’ve improved my race PRs at just about every distance. I’ve seen my marathon times drop by more than an hour, and I’ve reduced my 5K times by... Read more

    Posted on 11 March 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Exploring Shenandoah National Park

    Exploring Shenandoah National Park

    I’ve mentioned it before, and I’ll say it again. Living on the east coast certainly has its perks when it comes to proximity to trails. Read more

    Posted on 05 March 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 72

    March is now upon us, and this is about the time that hints of spring begin to peek through the snow and cold. Well, instead, we’ve had more days above 50 than... Read more

    Posted on 02 March 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 71

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    The chase continues! It’s been a hectic couple of weeks, but that’s what keeps things interesting, right? If you follow politics even remotely, then you’ve had... Read more

    Posted on 19 February 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 70

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    January was a bit of a blur in many regards. The University of Delaware offers a 6-week winter term for students, of which a small percentage partake and an eve... Read more

    Posted on 05 February 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 69

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    So, it would seem that our collective post apocalyptic nightmare is in fact a reality, and we didn’t simply imagine the election we all lived through. Read more

    Posted on 29 January 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Race Report: Phunt 50k

    Race Report: Phunt

    When a friend messages you to let you know he found a bib for an upcoming race for you, you don’t ask too many questions. This is even more true if it’s a race... Read more

    Posted on 19 January 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 68

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    Happy New Year to everyone! It’s always a bit of a shock to the system when the new year creeps up on you, and this year was no different. Read more

    Posted on 15 January 2017 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Daily Chase: Vol. 67

    Daily Chase: Vol.

    There is so much anticipation around the holiday season that we begin talking about it months in advance. Ultimately, the payoff is hopefully positive, but... Read more

    Posted on 30 December 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS
  • Race Report: Philadelphia Marathon

    Race Report: Philadelphia Marathon

    Well, it feels like an eternity ago, and I could pontificate on the variety of reasons why I haven’t written this review sooner. It’s the holiday season. The... Read more

    Posted on 27 December 2016 FITNESS, SPORTS