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Frozen Feet Trail Races

Way back on February 11th, I ran my very first winter trail race. Frozen Feet offers two days of racing – Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon – as well as three distance choices. The distances offered are 5k, 10k, and Half … Continue reading

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2018 Goals

As I mentioned in my previous post, 2018 will look very different from 2017, at least in terms of my running. Therefore, my running goals are as follow: Run 350 miles this year PR the Half Marathon distance, hopefully at … Continue reading

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The Closing of 2017

Hello, hello! It’s been a while, but I wanted to take a moment to recap what happened in my running life between the Run for the Apples in October and the close of 2017. On October 27th, I ran the Scare … Continue reading

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Run for the Apples 5 Mile

I’ve had the Run for the Apples 5 Mile on my radar for several years, having previously registered for it twice, but being unable to participate. I decided to add it back to the calendar this year; it’s fairly close … Continue reading

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TC 10 Mile – 2017

When registration opened for this race, I was very much on the fence about whether I wanted to run this race again. I ran it last year and while I didn’t dislike it, I didn’t really like it, either. My … Continue reading

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Ragnar Trail Northwoods 2017

I spent the past weekend in Wausau, WI for Ragnar Trail Northwoods 2017. This was the second year for team What the Hill!?, which made planning and packing much easier. I wasn’t nervous about any part of the adventure this … Continue reading

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Themes

Throughout our lives, we encounter themes. It’s my belief that these themes are one of God’s ways of nudging us and asking us to pay attention to what he has in store for our lives. These themes may change by … Continue reading

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Moms on the Run Recap

The last week of August ended the Moms on the Run (MOTR) 2017 Spring/Summer season. The final week of the 18 week season always includes a practice 5k, a banquet, and the season-end 5k/10k. This season was a little different … Continue reading

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Mendota Bottoms Trail 5k

On Saturday, August 19th, I ran the Mendota Bottoms Trail 5k. While they also offer a 10 mile option, I chose to stick with the 5k. The race location was Fort Snelling State Park. The 5k started at 8:15 am, … Continue reading

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Wicked Wine Run

On Saturday, August 12th, I ran the Wicked Wine Run 5k. The race started at 5:30 pm at St. Croix Vineyards in Stillwater, MN. Runners had to pay either $10 for general parking at the Washington County Fairgrounds, or $20 … Continue reading

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