Stuck in a Pit

This is Part 1, of a two post series about my latest adventure- the S.M.A.W. Please note that while I was in a bit of a funk last year when this was written, I'm in a much happier place! Thanks for reading, and I hope you'll stick around for the entire story. From the outside looking …

Going Rogue at Salton Sea

If you are here looking for a traditional race report on the inagaural Badwater: Salton Sea, you're not going to find it. If you're wanting mileage splits, blister pictures, and name dropping,...you're in the wrong place. This is my story about a journey...and running... it's always about running. COME OUT AND PLAY? So a few months ago, my …

Blooming in the Desert: The Decision (Ch. 4)

(Please read Chapters 1, 2, & 3 before this post!) The Sign "So whad'ya think, Ambs?" Amber and I were going back and forth- taking turns between Devil's Advocate and Gutsy Adventurer- trying to decide exactly what we should do at this point. Do we finish out our adventure of a lifetime? Do we play it …

Blooming in the Desert: The Adventure (Ch.3)

(Please read Blooming in the Desert Chapters 1 & 2 before continuing.) Let's Do This. Trying to contain an overwhelming excitement, one that has been growing and building for months, is like trying to keep a juicy secret from your best friend. You just can't do it... You always cave. Amber and I knew that …

The Canyon Awaits

click here to read Amber's post, then come back for my thoughts:) So with Amber's awesome first post, guess its time to fill you in on some minor plans:) Amber and I are going to write about our canyon adventure completely- start to finish. We are also planning to get some crazy video footage of …