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I've been writing (blog, email, Facebook) about my adventures for years. The stories are spread everywhere, and it's hard even for me to find them. What I wanted was a place to put them all, in an organized way. So here we go.

The Last Annual Vol State 500km Road Race


The Bet Against Me I owe a blog post on the follow up on the Bet Against Me.  I posted a lot to Facebook during that time, but didn’t have an easy way to update my blog (speaking of which, find me on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/carguy) since there was very poor cell reception and, well, I was busy running.  The short
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Bet Against Me, and Let’s Help Boston


Bet Against Me, and Let’s Help Boston I’ve been inspired to get back into running by the charitable actions of some of my friends, after the Boston marathon bombing.  Frank Fumich and Matt Nelson put together an incredible plan in the days following the disaster, and by that following weekend, many of us across the country were running our own
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MRI of my spine, showing the conditions of the discs.

Bulged Disc, Inflamed Facet Joints: With Great Frustration, I Must Withdraw From All My Adventures For The Next Four Months…


I’ve had a few adventures and I haven’t really written conclusions to them.  You’re still waiting for the last of my CDT reports, my Cactus Rose report, Part III of my WTM report, and now my GoRuck Selection Report.  And if you were paying attention to my schedule, you’re wondering what happened to the SERE Triple event, and what’s going
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Supporting Amelia's Race

World’s Toughest Mudder 2012, Part 2


For Part 1, see here. Part 2 – What’s The Point If You’re Not Having Fun? I came in from the third lap, unhappy, and uninterested in the race. That was a first for me. Normally, even if I suck, I’m eager to continue races (Part 3 will touch on this). I’ve been injured and pushed myself until I could
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Two dorks and one tough chick

World’s Toughest Mudder 2012, Part 1


Adventure Report – World’s Toughest Mudder Part 1a – High Expectations Last year, I had the most fun I’ve ever had at a race, at the 2011 World’s Toughest Mudder. I know, other people said it was cold and miserable and they didn’t enjoy it.  Nevertheless, I really did have fun.  Of course, the people make these races fun, and
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