Category Archives: Race Report

Door County Half Thoughts

It’s hard to be disappointed with a race where I finished just seconds off my PR, but Saturday’s 5th annual running of the Door County Half Marathon left me feeling like there was work left unfinished. I ran 1:14:35 through the hills … Continue reading

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Another Self-Indulgent Crazylegs 8k Report (2012)

Madison’s Crazylegs 8k attracts a quality collection of some of the state’s better runners.   Running against faster runners not only gives the race the excitement of real competition (a competition I’ll never win but which is fun regardless), it pushes … Continue reading

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Appleton Racing

In a first for me, I tackled two races over the weekend, the OSI/Miron April Fools 5k Friday in North Appleton, and the Scheels Run for Home 10k this morning.  And in what feels like another first given the lackluster performances … Continue reading

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Top Wisconsin Finishers in the 2011 Boston Marathon

Wisconsinites were well represented in this year’s Boston Marathon. Tom Held of the Journal Sentinel had a few terrific stories about Wisconsinites running Boston, including North Shore firefighter Jim Gefke running the race in full gear to honor his mentor’s … Continue reading

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Wisconsin Weekend Race Roundup

If you live in Wisconsin, yesterday was not a particularly nice day to run.  On my 17 miler, I was pelted with a little rain, a little snow, and lot of wind.  But we’re runners, and we’re Wisconsinites, so we’d … Continue reading

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Black Earth 10 Miler Race Report

The Black Earth 10 miler, part of the Madison Area Running Series, is bare-bones, hyper-local, cheap, and fantastic. In liue of my typically 15-17 mile Saturday slogfest around the arboretum/tenney locks, I dragged my girlfriend 30 minutes outside of Madison for … Continue reading

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