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Going solo: BonkHard Chill volunteer report

What do you do when no one wants to go along with your brilliant ideas? I used to miss out on a lot because I was afraid to do things alone, but in the past five or so years I’ve … Continue reading

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Racing in a winter wonderland: 2013 Castlewood 8-Hour

The first thing I did after turning off the 5:30 alarm was to check weather.com and groan: 10 degrees. All week long I’d been obsessing over forecasts of highs in the low 20’s with a rising sense of dread, but … Continue reading

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2013 Perfect 10 Rogaine

Last year was the inaugural Perfect 10 Rogaine, a 10 hour orienteering race.  Luke, Bob, and I had gone and had a great time, so I was already excited about this year’s edition even before a little intra-team bet upped … Continue reading

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2012 Castlewood 8-Hour adventure race volunteer report

I spent my oldest child’s 20th birthday volunteering at the Castlewood 8-Hour adventure race.  I didn’t even have to feel guilty about being gone all day since he was out of town visiting friends. My team had actually planned to race, … Continue reading

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O School

A large gap between big races is usually grounds for the onset of post-race depression, but Bonkhard Racing was kind enough to give me a little AR fix between the Berryman Adventure and Castlewood 8-Hour races. While the Perfect 10 … 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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The Final Push (LBL Adventure Race, part 5)

Part 4 By the time we’d made our way through the woods and onto the road, our roller coaster of a race seemed to have smoothed out.  Though emotions and terrain had calmed, with the clock ticking and 8 miles … Continue reading

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