Category Archives: Race Reports

Tour d’oh(nut)

Staunton’s Tour de Donut is the first race I ever entered.  In this quirky race, entrants race a ~30 mile route with two donut stops; 5 minutes are deducted from your finishing time for each donut eaten, and results are … Continue reading

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Indian Camp Creek “9” hr mountain bike race

This past Saturday was the Indian Camp Creek , mountain bike race, an endurance event featuring 3/6/9 hour divisions for solos and teams.  Two years ago I raced in the 12-hour edition of this event, riding 9 laps (72 miles) … Continue reading

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Dirty Kanza 2014

By the time we lined up at the start line of the Dirty Kanza 200, it had already been a loooong couple of days. Friday started with a slight navigational miscue (turns out the GPS is most useful when used) … Continue reading

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Cedar Cross 2014

If you weren’t at Cedar Cross, you might just want to stop reading this right now.  I don’t know of any other grassroots race that begins with an electric guitar and ends with fireworks, but those were only the bookends … Continue reading

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Tour of Hermann

Tour of Hermann is a two-day gravel stage race held around Hermann, MO.  Day one features three 30ish mile loops, and day two follows with two 50ish mile loops. For those of us preparing for Dirty Kanza, the weekend promises … Continue reading

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Frozen Feet half marathon

First off, thanks for the nice comments on Tuesday’s post.  There may be lots of problems with the internet, but it also gives the opportunity to connect. A lot of people both here and on facebook made me feel less … Continue reading

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The SHITR happened…again

I’d been looking forward to this year’s version of the SHivering Icy Trail Run (or SHITR, for short) since…well, since the 2013 edition.   A super-fun, free race put on by my good friends and attended by a bunch of … Continue reading

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