I’ve been asked so many times how I got my kids into running. It’s like asking where their red hair came from (my wife and I are both redheads). If you’ve read any of my previous articles, you’ll know that most parts of my life involve running to some capacity. My kids come to work…

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It was two years ago when my son, then ten years old, approached me with a Salomon video of The Ultra Trail Du Mont Blanc (UTMB) 100-mile race, and asked when I was going to run the race. It was a year ago that a friend called me and told me I only needed to…

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I am the race director of the Hellbender 100 Miler, which includes some of the steepest summits in Southern Appalachia, including a climb up Mount Mitchell, the highest peak in the East. This year’s event would turn out to be a huge learning experience for me. Let me preface this by stating that I had…

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We’re sharp and on point when things are going our way, but what happens when you hit a dark spell, things aren’t going as planned, or you’re in circumstances less than ideal? Can you hang in there mentally? You train yourself physically by running, core workouts, foam rolling, and yoga, but do you do any…

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