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More than Conquerors

When we remember that the goal is getting to the Other Side, we might consider that failing a particular obstacle is not actually failure, just re-direction to an alternate path to success. Continue reading

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Paying the Piper

I’m not sure whether it was the four miles of bluff trails or the nearly sixty-two years but either way: it was worth it! Continue reading

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The Blessing of Rest

Sometimes play leaves you more exhausted than work. Either way, good rest at the end of a hard day is a wonderful thing! Continue reading

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Training Run

A bit of insanity coupled with determination and dedication can be helpful in training for obstacle course/mud runs. And… a bit amusing to casual observers. Continue reading

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Shining in the Mud

I’d love to take my whole church on a mud run; we might become a better church!
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Running the Race

It’s a simple fact: when a sixty-year-old man in less than terrific condition runs two 5K cross country obstacle races in one day, there will be pain! Continue reading

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A Fine Moment

Covered with mud, standing with my kids and surrounded by strangers, muscles tired and sore, sprained ankle aching… and having a great time! Continue reading

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Joy in the Mountains-Part II

The starter, not wanting to burden some fit, well-prepared young group, tells me, “Just find a team of three people your age and run with them.” Continue reading

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A New Path

I never liked running for the sake of conditioning or training or as a means of transportation. Continue reading

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