Category: The Backyard

Spartan Training: Prep Race

Today was my prep race for the Spartan race in September, and also my very first race ever. The distance was 5k, which is about the shortest distance the Spartan race could be. I’ll need to run farther to know for sure I can handle the distance. The last few days I’ve been filled with Read More

I failed at being a runner today

With just 3 weeks remaining to my 5k Prep Race (and first race ever!) I’m doubling down on my workouts. My daughter has been swept off to various parks and hiking trails for 2-3 mile runs as I struggle to repeat the PR I set the last time I wrote. Unfortunately, despite resting, not resting, Read More

Spartan Training: 25 hours in

If you’re reading this, I’ve survived 25 hours of doing my best at training for the Spartan Race. Today marked a pivotal moment in running. I signed up for a 5k as a prep race at the end of the month, and today I was able to run 5k distance without having to drop into Read More

100+ Hour Project: Spartan Racing

One of the perks of being a writer is that I get exposed to a variety of different topics. I doubt that I ever would have even heard about spartan racing if it wasn’t for someone purchasing an article based on the topic. I popped up a YouTube video of it and felt a thrill Read More

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