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Race Report: 2014 Pikes Peak Marathon

The Pikes Peak Marathon is listed as the second most difficult marathon in the world. The cutoff time for the race is 10 hours – most “normal” marathons have cutoffs between 5 and 6 hours. It’s not just the climb. There is also the altitude. The height of Pike’s Peak is 14,110 feet. The air gets very rarified at that …

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Race Report: 2014 San Francisco Marathon

The 2014 San Francisco Marathon started under perfect weather in July of this year. Conditions were nearly perfect. So why take so long to write a race report? Normally, I’m far better about writing my race reports; After all, who wants to read a report about a race almost a month after the fact? I’m not sure why it took …

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Race Report: 2014 Spartan Race San Francisco

When you think of a Spartan Race, you think of fire. You think of blood. You think of spears and barbed wire and mud and water. Oh, sure Spartan has a lot of CrossFit stuff, too, but it’s the mud and blood that make it truly Spartan. Unfortunately, none of that was present during the 2014 Spartan Race San Francisco …

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2014 Pikes Peak Marathon Trailer

After the Pike’s Peak Marathon, I put together this short trailer using images from Google Glass and my personal professional photographer. Pike’s Peak Marathon isn’t the second toughest marathon in the world for no reason; I definitely underestimated the effects of altitude!