Ode to my foam roller

By on June 17, 2013

Original poetry my yours truly. Enjoy!My dear sweet foam rollerI love you so much, I truly doYou look so innocent in the cornerWith your colors yellow and blueAfter running…


To Ultra Beast or Not to Ultra Beast?

By on June 14, 2013

That really is the question. For those of you who are not familiar with Spartan Race, the Ultra Beast is a 26.2+ mile obstacle course race where participants are…

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I’m Melting!

By on June 12, 2013

Not really but I think it’s entirely possible. It is so hot here! I successfully avoided going outside during the hottest part of the day besides briefly taking Moose…

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Mountain Biking is Hard

By on June 11, 2013

I know what you probably thought when you read the title of this post. I’m guessing it went something like this “duh, Sam. Mountain biking is supposed to be…


From Racing to Surviving: The North Face Endurance Challenge 50 Miler Race Report

By on June 7, 2013

Pre RaceAfter landing in DC at 1:30, my mom and I went to the North Face store for packet pickup. With my race bibs I got two tshirts (one…