Crow Pass Crossing Recap

Last Saturday I ran the Crow Pass crossing, a 23-ish mile trail race through the mountains between Girdwood and Eagle River. I was really excited to finally run this race, as I’ve been wanting to do it for several years now. There are actually qualifying standards for getting into this race (since you’re basically unsupported […]

Disney World Goofy Challenge Recap

After 13 hours of air travel with 2 sick kids, I’m finally back home in Alaska after last weekend’s Disney World Goofy Challenge in Orlando. The Disney World Marathon weekend consists of the Donald Duck 1/2 Marathon on Saturday, followed by the Mickey Mouse Marathon on Sunday. The Goofy Challenge has you run both races. […]

Resurrection Pass 50 Race Recap

The short version: an absolutely amazing experience, great trail, beautiful weather, and an awesome day of running with 2 friends. I finished in 11 hours 20 minutes, and can now officially call myself an ultramarathoner! The long version: The race started bright and early at 6am on Saturday, about 2 hours from Anchorage, so I […]

Mayor’s Marathon Recap

Last Saturday I ran the Mayor’s Marathon here in Anchorage. This was my 2nd time running this marathon, and for 2 years in a row, it has fallen on pretty much the nicest day of the year. This turned out to be a good thing and a bad thing. Of course everyone likes to run […]