Archive for October, 2012

StumpJump 50K

StumpJump 50K

What is a 50K??  Fifty kilometers is roughly 31 miles.  The StumpJump running race took place in Chattanooga, TN, and was almost entirely on trails.  Running distances beyond a marathon (26.2 miles) are called “Ultra-distance“.  The most common distances in this category are 50k, 50 miles, 100K, 100 miles.  (I guess race directors are either [...]

Race Report: Ironman Wisconsin Sept 9, 2012

Race Report:  Ironman Wisconsin Sept 9, 2012

For our last triathlon of the year, Lucas and I returned to Madison, this time both of us to race the Ironman held there on September 9th.  Something different we had both been looking forward to was a Homestay which had been set up through a contact I had with Ironman (corporation).  There are people [...]