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Quad Rock: Running 50 Miles With Zero Training

I started entertaining the thought of Quad Rock only a few days before the race when my friend Mel at my weekly French conversation group was telling me that she […]

Cottonwood Glen Park 12k

“It’s a bit chillier than I thought it was going to be,” several runners said to each other at the start of the Fort Collins Running Club’s 2018 Cottonwood Glen […]

Interview with Cohere Coworking

For the last 12 years, I have been working mostly alone in my home office or occasionally in the random coffee shop or library or out-of-town hotel. This had normally […]

Edora Park 8k

My previous Super Bowl Sunday runs during the 2010s have given me the same sinking feelings as each of the games when the Patriots have played in the Big Game. […]

Meeting Seana Hogan

I was at a seminar for the Race Across America (RAAM) in Sacramento. (Spoiler: I will not be riding in the Race Across America, but got drafted into being the […]

Camino de Santiago Daily Mileage

Before I started walking across Spain from Irún to Fisterra along the Camino de Santiago, I figured I would have to walk a marathon (26.2 miles or 42.2 kilometers) each […]

How Much Does It Cost to Hike the Camino de Santiago?

Of the many great things about the Camino de Santiago, it is affordable (particularly for a First World country) and thus accessible for people from all around the world. Not […]

Essential Tips and Recommended Resources for the Camino de Santiago

It’s been said that you could fly to Spain bringing virtually nothing, and then start your Camino de Santiago from any one of the popular starting points, buying everything you […]

Spring Park 6k

“My wave today is based off last year’s results when I was a bit faster,” I explained almost apologetically to some friends who were starting in earlier—or slower—waves in front […]

Singapore Zoo

On our last day in Singapore, my buddy E and I went to the world-famous Singapore Zoo. It’s well worth the trip for anyone who loves animals! What creatures did […]

Food in Singapore

It was the middle of the day, so E and I had walked over to Singapore’s Chinatown Market looking for lunch. Angie had suggested trying out quite a few dishes […]

Weekend Visit to Singapore

I was in Spain and was only on Day 3 or so of Camino de Santiago, when I received an interesting message from my buddy E. “How would you like […]

FCRC Turkey/Donut Predict 5k

“Hi Adam,” I wrote my bud in California. “When are you flying into Colorado? Would you be interested in doing a “prediction run” (5k) on Saturday in Fort Collins? Entry […]

Bowling Green Marathon (BG 26.2)

I certainly had my doubts about my fitness for this marathon. On one hand, before going to Portugal and Spain eight weeks ago, I felt very fit due to all […]

Camino de Santiago Days 20-21 (Fisterra)

I took these notes while hiking the Camino de Santiago by dictating into Microsoft Word on my smartphone. So if the narrative sounds a little dry, that is why. Day […]