My fitness journey begins

and away we go….

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Recapping my 2017 OCR Season

In 2016 I was introduced to Spartan races, completing 4 total races. 2017 was my first full season racing OCRs, completing 28 total races. My initial goal at the start of the season was a 3X Trifecta. However that changed

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Vernon: the end of a season

NJ Super was on my racing calendar as the end of my 2017 season and the completion of my 5X Trifecta. Woke up and stepped outside around 5am. Was rudely greeted by the cold November wind! It was like 30

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City of Brotherly Spartans

Today was the Citizens Bank Spartan Stadium Sprint. This is the 3rd Stadium Sprint I’ve completed this year. Stadium Sprints are fun because they’re usually the shortest Spartan Race, and most of the obstacles are actually workouts like box jumps

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Killington: The Return

Every Spartan racer knows that Killington Vermont is the birthplace of the Spartan Beast. It’s considered the toughest Spartan Beast in the United States. The race itself is located on the local skiing resort, and is surrounded by lots of

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2 Fast 2 Spartan

This weekend was the Spartan Sprint in Mechanicsville Maryland. This course was laid out next to the Speedway and speed was definitely the theme of the weekend. Very flat course, only a couple hundred feet of elevation. Nice flat central

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Go West, young man!

This weekend was a race I had been looking forward to all season. The Military Sprint in West Point New York. This is the first Military Sprint I have ever done, so I wasn’t sure what the differences were from

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Self-reflection

Normally I write posts about different races I’ve run. But this week I thought I’d try something different. This week was my birthday, and any time that comes around, I think about the last year and where I am with

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