The Test: Hydration

In my last post I outlined the importance of hydration for training and racing while living in the heat and humidity of the Southeast, USA. So I scheduled a test for myself through the company Precision Hydration to find out just how much sodium I am losing in my sweat. Before making the drive up … More The Test: Hydration

Chick-fil-A 5k

Put on by Jesse Harmon and the Run Hard program, the Chick-fil-A 5k is one of many distance races all on the same morning in downtown Columbia. In addition to the 5k are a Half Marathon, Full Marathon, and even Marathon relay races. The Run Hard races are super well organized and supported by the … More Chick-fil-A 5k

Powerman Arizona

I’d like to start off by saying that I am extremely fortunate and thankful for all the people that made this weekend of traveling and racing possible. My job which works with me to be flexible when I need it, Tomek and Timmie for housing me during my stay, my coach Jesse Vondracek and Ben … More Powerman Arizona

Race for the Place 5k

This was the second road race that I competed in as I lead into the long triathlon season that is quickly approaching. The Race for the Place 5k is a local race put on by The Lawrence Place which provides support services, life skills, and transition housing for families with children experiencing homelessness in Columbia. … More Race for the Place 5k

The Dirty 50

I did it again. Yes, another race. Just a day after my 5k to start out 2018. This event was “The Dirty 50” mixed terrain bike ride starting at Outspokin Bicycles in Irmo, SC. It involved 55 miles of combination paved and gravel/dirt road riding put on by The Southeast Endurance Project run by David … More The Dirty 50