Posted in Musings, Training

Solitude and the snowy day

When I heard the weather report for a couple of inches of snow it was exciting news to me. I may be weird, but I enjoy running in the snow. It is peaceful, and the chances of seeing other people is virtually zero.

So I layered up, tied my shoes and headed out the door. Into a light dusting of freshly fallen snow.  Continue reading “Solitude and the snowy day”

Posted in Life lessons, Musings, Racing

The Rig

Those two little words.



Nothing else causes me more trouble in an obstacle race than the rig. No matter what race, Savage, Battlefrog (RIP) or Spartan, I have yet to complete one.

Why? At first I thought it was a physical problem, I blamed a lack of upper body strength, I blamed lack of grip strength, I blamed a shoulder injury, I blamed just about everything I could imagine and worked to overcome those problems; but in the end, my results were still the same.

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