Top 10 Reasons Why I Run the Tough Mudder (and why you should too) Part 2 of 2

Yesterday I posted reasons 1-4 of why I love mud races. Here conclusion to the list. Enjoy! 5.  It’s Mine A million years ago, in the midst of wedding planning I bought a play station 2 (it had just come out and was the hottest thing on the tech market).  My fiancee’ flipped asking me … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons Why I Run the Tough Mudder (and why you should too) Part 2 of 2

Top 10 Reasons I Run the Tough Mudder (and why you should too). Part 1 of 2

Everywhere I turn these days there's a promotion for a new race. There are glow in the dark 5K's, zombie runs  (the only reason I'm not doing the zombie run is because I'll be in attending a friend's wedding that weekend), and of course, mud runs. Mud races/runs are great.  So far I have done two (a 4 mile Spartan Sprint in … Continue reading Top 10 Reasons I Run the Tough Mudder (and why you should too). Part 1 of 2

Fortifying my Foundation

My boy Kobina (Kob) is a jerk. In his defense, we (our crew) 're all jerks. So much so, we refer to ourselves as "The Usual Suspects" (an homage the greatest ensemble of degenerate jerks cinema has ever depicted), or "The Jerks" (a nod the Steve Martin flick that took being a jackass to a whole different … Continue reading Fortifying my Foundation

5 Reasons I Want Ella to be an Athlete

The Olympics are over. I can't remember a time when I've enjoyed watching the games more. My favorite moments were the men's 10,000 meter race and the women's water polo match between China and Australia. As always, better than the competition were the stories. Olympians are not just amazing because of their physical feats, but … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Want Ella to be an Athlete