The Runcast: S03, E03 — ‘Kept Promises’

What keeps you running? Is it fitness? Is it the competition? What is your reasons were so intimately personal that as you run you carry the banner and message of another’s life? That’s exactly the drive of this episode’s guest, Shelbie Dunford. Carried by a promise she made with her friend Kelley she has run over 72 races including 30 marathons. This friendship and journey has made a once unconfident young Texan girl into a…

Choices.

Life is about choices. Where we are now is a sum of the choices we have made during our lifetime. The good, the bad, the stupid and even the mundane. But, they’ve been our choices — decided upon for various reasons. I’ve learned over the years that choices aren’t easily classified. Sure there are good and bad choices, but I also like to look at the easy and difficult as well. But, life is defined…

The 2016 Joshby Awards Family & Friends Winners!

The goal was to have these awards out — LIKE — two days ago? HA! Didn’t happen. I’ve been pretty dang busy. And, I am fine with that. Plus, I wanted to write a little blurb about each of the winners — but, time did not permit me to do so. So, I blurbed on a couple of the key winners. But, seriously, I am thankful for all of the nominees and winners. The impact…

RACE #123: AF Canyon Race Against Cancer

I’m still trying to collect my thoughts on this race. Going into the race — I had some pretty high expectations for myself. I’m not sure if I set those too high or what? I was shooting for a 2:30-2:39:59 finish time — something I felt was doable after Drop13 a couple weeks ago. And, that didn’t happen. I was off about 20 minutes to be exact. But, this race really was a tale of two races….

#FitnessFriday: Changing things up a tad

After having a couple weeks off of blogging — I thought of ways to improve the blog. Fix it up a bit here and there. You might notice some cosmetic changes — including some of my running pictures on one of the side panels. But, I also wanted to improve the posts — instead of focusing on a couple long posts a week, I want to focus on sharing something daily. Albeit, short. But, then…

Monday, Monday so good to me …

AWESOME WEEKEND! I had my first canyon run down Big Cottonwood over the weekend. Ate some nachos. Took some things to the dump. Heck, I even got myself a Slurpee. So, yeah, it was an awesome weekend. I’ve been in need of a good long canyon run for quite a while. And, by quite a while I mean, like, last October(ish)? I think it was the Haunted Half in Provo that I last ran DOWN…

Fight4Phat Friday: Time to double down on this fight …

I won’t lie — kinda bummed that I don’t have a race this weekend. I was so excited about my half marathon last weekend that the excitement has kinda carried over into this week — with nothing to give it. Well, that’s not entirely true. I have no race and it’s going to get tricky getting a long run in tomorrow — because, I am attending the UCAP (Utah Coalition Against Pornograpy) Conference at the…

Fight4Phat: Just searching for that ‘key to success’ in a sea of discarded keys

Kind of an odd week. It’s (luckily) been a fast week for me. But, it’s just been kind of odd. Probably because I’ve been uber busy with a number of projects — recording podcasts, working on PrepperCon, the Bugout Run and running stuff — among other things. I’m not complaining, but it’s just been a tad crazy. And, I am ready for a weekend. A fun weekend. This past week I’ve been really focusing on…