Mar 17, 2013
Let snake season begin!
Welp, that time of year has arrived. The time when I have to watch EVERY SINGLE DAMN STEP I take. I went out for a 2.5 to 3 hour easy jog this morning at Government Canyon - a large Natural Area in San Antonio where it's easy to get long runs in. No more than 30 minutes in to the run, I was caught off-guard by a rattling/hissing noise.... View Post
Sep 7, 2012
Capt. Karl’s series comes to an end
I tried taking some S-caps early, and pouring cold water over myself for a bit at the aid station. I tried taking on some salty food and started hiking more frequently, to lower my heart rate a bit. Things were pretty grim for a few miles, until just before the third aid station I puked. It was a good puke - the kind that has a sequel and then a part three.... View Post
Jun 12, 2012
Strength in the shadows
This past Saturday officially marked the return of the Rockhoppers regular Saturday morning Bandera training runs. We met at 4am and arrived at the park by 5 to get about an hour of dark running ... View Post
Jun 5, 2012
Hey look, a new design…again!
I wanted to do something engaging here. Something that would shed some light into the anarchy and bliss that is ultra running. Sometimes I struggle finding the right words, so wanted a new design that ... View Post
Apr 25, 2012
Sold my soul to the devil
These should be in by next Monday. Ultimately, I noticed that all of my poor/painful running efforts were happening when I wore my more minimal shoes. I seemed to feel better with more cushion, even ... View Post
Mar 30, 2012
Let’s kick the tires and light the fires!
That’s about how I feel. It’s nice to be able to run again. In similar fashion to Olga, I got to sneak out for a long run this past weekend. Unfortunately my run was on ... View Post