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I get it. We have all been there. It can be difficult to find a running or training partner. Sometimes schedules are just too difficult to coordinate. Or maybe you’re traveling and don’t know anyone in the area. Well, I have a solution. What if you could have a personal…


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I recently conducted a small social experiment by writing two articles and then compared the amount of views each received. One, Running for Diabetes, was filled with a heart opening inspirational story, which was relatable. The other, Things NEVER to Forget For An Ultra-Marathon, was written with an all-or-nothing absolute…


Meet Chris.

Chris runs a 10-mile route 3–4 time times per week. He runs the same route rain, shine, or snow. The only exception, as he put it, is that he won't run if there is a polar vortex. …


Glenn Carstens-Peter

Toilet paper

I have pooped on every long-distance race I have signed up for, the last, having pooped four times throughout the 30 mile run/walk. I know, right?! Toilet paper has saved my bum many times when I am out on an ultra. …


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Let’s forget all the fancy introductions and lead-in paragraphs and get to it:

  1. Make a plan (usually the easier part) — make a plan of what you want to do. Writing out your plan is beneficial because you can visualize what you’re up against. …


Thinking about life while biking 60 miles round the city of Milwaukee Wisconsin.

Leaving a Legacy


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“Thanks for calling Aurora Healthcare, this is Steve, your customer care representative, how can I help you?”

“I was just calling back the number that I missed, which was probably in regard to an appointment I have on Thursday, but no I don’t need anything else.”

“Oh, okay. I can…


Those rocks are amazing, I said to myself as I traversed the mountain tops with my eyes while lounging on the pool deck. When I look at a mountain, I see a challenge, like a calling or an opportunity to explore the unknown. To get to new heights, both mentally…


Growing up, I was told never to hang out before the bridge. If you're not from Milwaukee, you’re probably super confused, so let me explain. I always thought of Milwaukee as a great city to hang out in and group up around. While it’s going out scene surpasses the majority…


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I was approaching the end of a faced-paced training run when I begin to hit a wall. Lactic acid hijacked the fibers and tissues of my muscles. I got the feeling that I was running against water. My heart rate began sore as did my breathing. Something wasn’t right.

Breathing…

Steve

Trying to serve one person at a time. Ultra-life. Namaste.

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