Category Archives: Race Recap

Rocky Raccoon 50 Race Recap – Reflections on My First 50

Rocky Raccoon 50 – February 13th, 2016 – Huntsville State Park – Huntsville, TX It took me a looong time as a runner to finally work up the courage to run a 50 mile race.  It had been in the

Rocky Raccoon 50 Race Recap – Reflections on My First 50

Rocky Raccoon 50 – February 13th, 2016 – Huntsville State Park – Huntsville, TX It took me a looong time as a runner to finally work up the courage to run a 50 mile race.  It had been in the

Piney Woods Trail Fest (50k) Race Recap

Piney Woods Trail Fest (50k) – January 30th, 2016 – Lake Houston Wilderness Park – Houston, TX I’m going to open this race review up with a little background.  This is not going to be a good review, as the

Piney Woods Trail Fest (50k) Race Recap

Piney Woods Trail Fest (50k) – January 30th, 2016 – Lake Houston Wilderness Park – Houston, TX I’m going to open this race review up with a little background.  This is not going to be a good review, as the

Pacing Antics on the Bayou – The Louisiana Marathon Race Recap

The 3rd weekend of January always plays host to the Chevron Houston Marathon – my hometown race that starts but a mere two miles from my front door.  I had run this race every year since 2013.  It is a

Pacing Antics on the Bayou – The Louisiana Marathon Race Recap

The 3rd weekend of January always plays host to the Chevron Houston Marathon – my hometown race that starts but a mere two miles from my front door.  I had run this race every year since 2013.  It is a

Same Race, New Year – The 2016 Texas Marathon Race Recap

The Texas Marathon – January 1, 2016 – Kingwood, TX Let’s just say 2015 was an interesting year.  It was loaded with good, but also had a lot of bad and some dark moments.  With this in mind, I was

Same Race, New Year – The 2016 Texas Marathon Race Recap

The Texas Marathon – January 1, 2016 – Kingwood, TX Let’s just say 2015 was an interesting year.  It was loaded with good, but also had a lot of bad and some dark moments.  With this in mind, I was

Running is Supposed to Be Fun! – The BCS Marathon Race Recap

The BCS (Bryant-College Station) Marathon – December 13th, 2015 – College Station Texas Running is Supposed to Be Fun My review and recap of the BCS Marathon will have a slightly different flavor than usual.  This race wasn’t about setting

Running is Supposed to Be Fun! – The BCS Marathon Race Recap

The BCS (Bryant-College Station) Marathon – December 13th, 2015 – College Station Texas Running is Supposed to Be Fun My review and recap of the BCS Marathon will have a slightly different flavor than usual.  This race wasn’t about setting

Gutting it Out with the Gators – Brazos Bend 100 (26.2) Race Recap

Brazos Bend 100 – Brazos Bend State Park – Needville, TX – 12/12/15 Oh Texas Texas – oh sweet Texas – what is not to love about you?  You are independent, you are big, you have an amazing culture.  But

Gutting it Out with the Gators – Brazos Bend 100 (26.2) Race Recap

Brazos Bend 100 – Brazos Bend State Park – Needville, TX – 12/12/15 Oh Texas Texas – oh sweet Texas – what is not to love about you?  You are independent, you are big, you have an amazing culture.  But

Rocky Raccoon 50k – Rainy Win in the Piney Woods – Race Recap

Rocky Raccoon 50k – November 7, 2015 – Huntsville State Park The Rocky Raccoon 50k is a fairly small and low key event put on by the East Texas Ultra Runners (ETUR) which base themselves out of Tyler, TX.  The

Rocky Raccoon 50k – Rainy Win in the Piney Woods – Race Recap

Rocky Raccoon 50k – November 7, 2015 – Huntsville State Park The Rocky Raccoon 50k is a fairly small and low key event put on by the East Texas Ultra Runners (ETUR) which base themselves out of Tyler, TX.  The

Trail(s) to a PR – Chicago Marathon Race Recap

Bank of America Chicago Marathon – October 11, 2015 To start – Chicago was very awesome because my parents met me there, and my sister made a surprise trip as well! How can any race be bad when your family

Trail(s) to a PR – Chicago Marathon Race Recap

Bank of America Chicago Marathon – October 11, 2015 To start – Chicago was very awesome because my parents met me there, and my sister made a surprise trip as well! How can any race be bad when your family

Sometimes Pacing Beats Racing – The Grand Lake Marathon Race Recap

The Grand Lake Marathon – September 26th, 2015 Somewhere in western Ohio, but 20 miles from the Indiana border, someone decided to build a damn and create a very large lake back in the 1850’s.  The purpose of this lake

Sometimes Pacing Beats Racing – The Grand Lake Marathon Race Recap

The Grand Lake Marathon – September 26th, 2015 Somewhere in western Ohio, but 20 miles from the Indiana border, someone decided to build a damn and create a very large lake back in the 1850’s.  The purpose of this lake

A Day With TROT – Next Gen and Night Moves Trail Race Recaps

Next Generation and Night Moves Trail Races – September 12, 2015 I had the very rare opportunity to volunteer at a race and run a race in the same day, in the same location.  During this time, I got to

A Day With TROT – Next Gen and Night Moves Trail Race Recaps

Next Generation and Night Moves Trail Races – September 12, 2015 I had the very rare opportunity to volunteer at a race and run a race in the same day, in the same location.  During this time, I got to