Monthly Archives: March 2012

It’s not karate in the garage (LBL adventure race, part 4)

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 We left the canoe beach sometime after 4 a.m. for our next trekking leg.  There were 7 CPs between us and our bikes, and the remainder of the race was a big question mark … Continue reading

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Bad Moon Rising: LBL Challenge Adventure Race, part 3

See part 1 and part 2 We made it in from our second trekking leg right around 7:30, almost exactly 12 hours into the race. By the time we left transition, we were surrounded by night. With our headlamps and … Continue reading

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LBL Challenge, part 2

Read part 1 here… So we hadn’t exactly gotten off to a smooth start, and I was blaming myself a little.  I mean, what was different about this race? Having a girl along.  Even though I knew it was silly … Continue reading

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She said: LBL Challenge 24-Hour Adventure Race (part 1)

With just over an hour and a half left to reach the finish line, we ended a 2.5 hour hike between the last orienteering section and the bikes and flew through our quickest transition of the race.  At least 15 … Continue reading

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LBL on the horizon

Not so very long ago, I brought you the exciting news of my adoption into the Team Virtus family, and now our first race together looms large on the horizon.  Seeing as you’ll be hearing even more about them, I … Continue reading

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Team Virtus Gravel Grinder

My being a big quitter is paying big dividends already. Under my Double Chubb training plan, I was scheduled to run 20 miles yesterday; but quitting left me free to join in on a Team Virtus gravel grinder. Instead of … Continue reading

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Quitting’s just another word for “something else to do”

This winter, when I went looking for a fall marathon, Double Chubb caught my eye and somehow I ended up registering for a spring 50K instead.  The process was helped out by Patrick’s gauntlet throwing, but I had already been … Continue reading

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