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24 Hour #BlockParty – The Finish

I set a goal for myself of running 120 miles at the 24Hour #BlockParty this weekend. I came up just a little short of that number. However, I also had another goal, much more important to me; that everyone there have an incredible adventure together. That goal was accomplished many times over. Every single person…
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24 Hour #BlockParty

It’s 0.87 miles around the block in my neighborhood. How many laps do you think you could do in 24 hours? Let’s find out….. This Friday (April 23rd), several friends will join me in a local weekend adventure. Each of us will be pushing to reach our own goals; some looking for their farthest 24…
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The Snow Moon Trail Run….. 50K

When one of your favorite event management companies puts on a loop course trail race in your own backyard, there’s really only one thing you can do….. grab a burrito or two and run a few extra laps! While I was technically competing in the 25K event (5k, 10K, and 25K are offered), Saturday’s beautiful…
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#StupidIdeas in the Midland Daily News

A few years ago my good friend Peter Kroon introduced me to a website called CityStrides and the idea of running every street in Midland. While almost every runner has some sort of GPS activity tracker, what makes CityStrides different is the way it overlays all of your activities from that tracker allowing you to…
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The 9th Annual Groundhog Marathon

For nearly a decade now, during the first week of February, runners have gathered in Grand Rapids, MI to run a race outdoors. A Marathon in celebration of our nation’s favorite rodent centered holiday……. Groundhog Day. While you may be familiar with the more widely publicized goings on in Punxsutawney, PA at the official Spring…
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New Year….. New Website!

2020 certainly was quite a year. While I’m sad that so many of our events had to be canceled or postponed, it allowed me the opportunity to take on some challenges of a different sort. I’ve always loved technology, and all this extra time indoors has given me a chance to try and learn some…
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