The Break Up 1

The Break Up
On March 21 we did a 6 hour Adventure Race at Milford Lake KS.  It was our first out of state race!   We had some great moments and some not so great moments. We drove to Manhattan Friday night after work.  Found our hotel and went out to grab something to eat. We ate at a ...

The Plan. 1

What’s in store for 2015? So far in 2015 we’ve done: 6 mile trail run Orienteering Challenge 6 miles trail run 2 hour adventure race 10 mile trail run. What’s next? March 20th:  I’m super pumped that we just signed up to do Break Up Adventure’s 6 hour Short Course at Milford Lake, KS! April ...

2nd Panama Adventure Race

2nd Panama Adventure Race
I really want to write about our adventure race, but first I must tell you how awesome Sheri is! On Saturday she ran up 40 flights of stairs for Omaha’s Trek the Towers event!   Then we did a mini triathlon at a local health club that afternoon!  She kicked my butt by the way.  ...

Frontier Triathlon 2

Frontier Triathlon
This is a recap of a different kind of triathlon. Run, shoot a rifle, run, shoot a bow and arrow, run.    It was a blast!    It was the day after the relay so we opted for the short course which was 1 mile for each run segment.  Long course was 3 miles for ...

Our first Relay!

Our first Relay!
Whoop whoop!  We participated in our first relay a couple of weeks ago.  It was an incredible experience and a lot different than we expected. It was the Nebraska Market to Market where we started in Omaha and finished in the Haymarket in Lincoln, NE. After a lot of stress and losing members and adding ...

Family Adventure Race

Family Adventure Race
In September we did a little family adventure race.  All 4 us participated. It was out at a local lake.  It was a beautiful day.  We had a map with clues and checkpoints plotted.  We let the kids lead the way and decide which direction to go with little help from us. My daughter said ...

Interest in Essential Oils

Interest in Essential Oils
I am becoming increasingly interested in Essential Oils.   I started my real food journey awhile back from reading a couple of great books.  Nina Planck’s Real Food:  What to Eat and Why and Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food.  They changed my whole outlook and it just. made. sense. I’m far from perfect and ...

10 hour Adventure Race

10 hour Adventure Race
We did it.  We participated in a 10 hour adventure race.   It was pretty good for 8.  The last 2 were brutal. It was very hot and humid that day.  Like over 100 degrees hot. We were on our way by 5:15 and made it to the starting lake at 6:00 for check in. ...

Night Run – that wouldn’t end

Night Run - that wouldn't end
In July Sheri and I did the Heifer Hustle Night run. It was brutal. It was hot and oh so humid.   We signed up for 5 miles.  You had the option of going 10 and 15 as well.    Headlamps were recommended. We were scheduled to start at 8:15.  We went back and forth ...

State Games Adventure Race 1

State Games Adventure Race
Last Saturday we completed another Adventure Race.    As we got into the car to leave we said…how is it so much fun to run through poison ivy, get scratched up from weeds and tree branches, run, bike, swim for 3 hours? We had another great time.  It’s like being a kid on a scavenger ...