Grateful

Grateful

  Guys. It has been a rough winter. Full disclosure… until recently, I hadn’t run much since the Des Moines Marathon last October. And by much, I really mean at all. I can blame it on a million things, but mostly I was burnt out. November and December were...
Being a Dad of 4 is Like Training for Ultra Races

Being a Dad of 4 is Like Training for Ultra Races

An actual image of my kids fighting…if they had sweet samurai swords I’ve spent a lot of the last 13 years running. I’ve also spent the last 13 years being a dad. It all started with our spunky redhead and over the years our family has blossomed to a...
Race Recap: Couples who run together, stay together too

Race Recap: Couples who run together, stay together too

Traci here, and what an incredible weekend. As many of you know, it’s hard to know what to expect in a race. We train, and train, and train some more. We plan what to wear, what to eat, and how much to sleep the night before. We have running rituals that start...
Thank you Des Moines

Thank you Des Moines

And just like that, I am once again a marathoner!!!! I want to start off this post by thanking the IMT Des Moines Marathon organizers, volunteers, and spectators for another amazing year. You guys are all the true champions of making this an amazing experience for so...