This is Argentina. A Journey at the 2022 World Snowshoe Championships: The Scene Setter.

This is Argentina. A South American country 5,000 + miles away from my home in Rhode Island. A land diverse in its landscapes, yet offers a familiarity to specific destinations in the United States. A place where the sun shines bright, the tango moves through you, and afternoon siestas followed by midnight meals are theContinue reading “This is Argentina. A Journey at the 2022 World Snowshoe Championships: The Scene Setter.”

7-11 Day: 7 Seven-11’s, 7 Slurpees, 38 maybe 39 miles. 1 Epic Day

So on 7-11 I did something wild. I ran an event that takes runners across central Connecticut traversing 7 different 7-11’s in search of free slurpees for Free Slurpee day. I felt that this would be a wonderful excuse for a nice long run and to get some volume under me as I prepare forContinue reading “7-11 Day: 7 Seven-11’s, 7 Slurpees, 38 maybe 39 miles. 1 Epic Day”

Lock, Stock and Run. Gunstock 80K in New Hampshire–First Race back from Cocodona

So I am back at it. Cocodona was truly epic on so may accords. My body and mind took a beating. It took me a whole month to let my feet heal and gain some training back again. I looked at Gunstock as a test of my recovery and overall fitness. Could I put togetherContinue reading “Lock, Stock and Run. Gunstock 80K in New Hampshire–First Race back from Cocodona”

Gear Archives: What did I use for the Cocodona 250?

So when running a 250 mile trail race across Arizona, you need a lot of gear. Some of it is mandatory gear: safety blanket, headlamp, etc, but most of what you need is up to the individual. 200 mile continuous races are like mini-expeditions and the gear associated with them can be pretty vast. Let’sContinue reading “Gear Archives: What did I use for the Cocodona 250?”

Cocodona 250. Finding Hope in the Arizona Desert.

The Cocodona 250. The Big Show. When Ashlee had treated me to an entry for this 2nd year race, I was floored. I had always dreamed of running a 200 and after watching Cocodona 250 on the live stream last year, I knew I had to do it. The field assembled this year was byContinue reading “Cocodona 250. Finding Hope in the Arizona Desert.”