Obstacle Racing, Ultrarunning, Other Thangs…

2.12.12 Georgia Tough Mudder Recap

Lessons from The Tough Mudder Basic Stats: Date: February 12, 2012 Time: 9:40 A.M.Location: Washington, Georgia Starting temperature: 20 degrees Highest temp of the race:  38 degrees Be prepared: All month, the weather called for temperatures on our event day to be in the 50s. By the night before the race, the forecast called for temperatures to be in the 20’s....

3.10.12 Georgia Spartan Hurricane Heat Recap-Part II

This is part II of my recap of the 2012 Georgia Spartan Sprint-Hurricane Heat. Last time around I was talking about how I did not want to embarras myself as the only one not able to climb a rope. If you missed it…Quick-Go back and read Hurricane Heat-Part One.  So there I was, cheering my new teammates on as they were making their way up the rope. There...

3.10.12 Georgia Spartan Sprint-Hurricane Heat Recap

I was long since registered for the Georgia Spartan Sprint, when I got an email 3 days prior to the event asking me to do a Hurricane Heat. (History of Hurricane Heat-here) The email basically said it was a more challenging version of the regular Spartan Sprint, plus there is a larger focus on teamwork than in the regular heats.  Once I registered, here is what...

I am a runner.

March 4, 2012 I am fast approaching 40 and have not run or worked out with weights since I was in the 8th grade. I enjoy playing flag football and softball recreationally but have had no running or exercise regiment in my adult life. Around Christmas last year, some friends of mine decided that we wanted to compete in a *Tough Mudder, a 12 mile obstacle course,...