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The Big Island: A Study in Contrasts

By on October 2, 2013


The Big Island in Hawaii is unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. On the west side of the island, where we’re staying, is a barren wasteland of obsidian lava…


Vertical Miles Goes to HAWAII!!!

By on September 27, 2013

Yes you read the title correctly. This time tomorrow I will be on a plane bound for Hawaii! A little under a year ago my dad won a trip…

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By on September 25, 2013

The day has come where I can no longer believe that I am invincible and that a “little hamstring issue” will have no impact on my running ability. As…


Drying Out and New Beginnings

By on September 19, 2013

Moose in the new apartmentThe biblical deluge has finally subsided and things in the great state of Colorado are starting to dry out. There are now lakes where there…

life run

The Cause of Weary Weekend Syndrome

By on September 5, 2013

This weekend was quite eventful in multiple ways. The main one being that I saw Matt for the first time since I helped him drive out to San Francisco….