{My -almost- 50K}

{My -almost- 50K}

For the better part of this year I’ve been training for, talking about, and eagerly anticipating the Masters of All Terrain UltraMarathon. I had made the decision early on in 2014 that I was going to take on the 50K, and as race day approached, I was confident. I had been training non-stop, I had … Continue reading

{A “Fit” Out of Water}

{A “Fit” Out of Water}

Spartan’s come in all shapes and sizes. We come from an array of different backgrounds, and we have vastly different life experiences. We have different jobs, different ways of training, different ideals, different passions, and different struggles. Not only that, but we all have very different support systems as well. There are some of us … Continue reading

{2014 Black Friday Race Deals!}

{2014 Black Friday Race Deals!}

It’s that time of year again; Thanksgiving week is finally upon us! As we prepare to share Thanksgiving with family and friends, many people are also gearing up to take on the epic day that is Black Friday. Last year I had posted many of the great specials that races across the country were offering, … Continue reading

{When Spartan’s Get Sick}

{When Spartan’s Get Sick}

Here I sit on my living room couch, huddled under a blanket, shrouded in a hoodie, sniffling, coughing, and downright grumpy; writing a blog about how much it stinks to be sick. Not that anyone is “good” at being sick, but I feel as though Spartan’s present a completely different breed of sick people. What … Continue reading

{The Unexpected Obstacles of Life}

{The Unexpected Obstacles of Life}

The interesting thing about each of our lives is that circumstances are constantly changing. Like the ebb and flow of the tides, we can always be certain that things will never stay exactly as they are today. For better or for worse, the act of living is rarely boring, and we all roll with the … Continue reading

{Product Review: It Works! Body Wrap}

{Product Review: It Works! Body Wrap}

I’ve recently seen advertisements, and I’ve heard a bit of buzz about the It Works! body wraps, a product said to flush out toxins and take inches away from your problem areas in a very short period of time. I found this product to be intriguing, but at the same time I was skeptical. How does … Continue reading

{South Carolina Spartan Race Weekend}

{South Carolina Spartan Race Weekend}

Puffs of chilled air from the bated breath of eager racers filled the early morning sky at Carolina Adventure World this past weekend, as thousands of runners poured into the sprawling venue. A much anticipated Reebok Spartan Race weekend had finally arrived for thousands of anxious participants, with a 12 mile Beast dominating the day … Continue reading

{This is WOR: The Women of Obstacle Racing}

{This is WOR: The Women of Obstacle Racing}

Shortly after 2014 had arrived with all of its pomp and circumstance, a group was created by Texas natives Elizabeth Rivera and Elizabeth Martinez (they call themselves “Liz Squared”) with the powerful and eye-catching name, “This is WOR: Women of Obstacle Racing”. Almost immediately droves of women began discovering the community, and excitement buzzed as … Continue reading