Monthly Archives: September 2012

Lessons (still being) learned at Berryman

Note: this report was written by Kate.  Commentary by Jim is in red with any responses in blue. ****** This past Saturday marked my second crack at finishing the Berryman Adventure race’s 12 hour course. Once again racing with my brother … Continue reading

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Berryman is almost here

After Thunder Rolls last month, I was spared my normal post-race depression by the knowledge that the Berryman Adventure was fast approaching. Berryman, of course, was my first official adventure race, and it lived up to its reputation as “a … Continue reading

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It’s a party, not a race

The closer we got to the Missouri State Penitentiary, the more imposing the building looked.  I’d never been in jail before and had never really anticipated that changing.  An unsmiling matron sent us to the courtyard, where we were booked, … Continue reading

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I’m (in)famous!

…well, not really, but if all was right with the world I would be.  You see, I’m in a video on the Whiskey Tango Foxtrot Adventure Racing website, and next to my own awesome team, they’re without a doubt the … Continue reading

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“We’re not stalkers, we’re fans…” Football is a big deal in our house.  Like, A Big Deal.  My husband and 8 year old son went to nearly every one of the St. Louis Rams’ open training sessions (I think Steven … Continue reading

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Be jealous

I was lucky enough to have a basically free Saturday this past weekend, leaving me free to meet up with a friend for lunch. Well, as it turns out, I wasn’t really free; apparently the conversation I had with my … Continue reading

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Just for fun Friday: mud volleyball

Back in July, my family (minus Nathan, who was playing volleyball in Texas) headed up to Hannibal, MO, for the annual mud volleyball tournament held in conjunction with their Tom Sawyer Days.  My husband has been playing for well over … Continue reading

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Race recovery

Recovery from last weekend’s Thunder Rolls adventure race was a little slower than after March’s LBL Challenge.  Both races were 24 hour races, but that’s where the similarities end.  We finished LBL in 28 hours, while we were “only” our for … Continue reading

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