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