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RAAM 2015 Race Report

Another year, another RAAM, but 2015 was a very different RAAM from 2012 or 2014. I knew that this was going to be my last RAAM for the foreseeable future, and I wanted to make sure it was one that … Continue reading

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RAAM 2014 Race Report

Where to begin. As I sit here trying to process RAAM 2014 and figure out how to put it into words, I’m surprised at how difficult the looming task seems. Normally I don’t have trouble writing, and the words just … Continue reading

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2013 Hoodoo 500 Race Report

Prelude Where to begin. In the 15 months since I finished RAAM, a lot has happened, and in a way that likely only other RAAM riders can understand, I’ve struggled with “what’s next”. RAAM was an incredible journey – incredibly … Continue reading

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Race Across Oregon 2009

Race Across Oregon, 2009 The elevation profile for Race Across Oregon. Race Across Oregon course. My crew and I at the starting line in Hood River. CLICK HERE FOR MORE PICTURES FROM RACE ACROSS OREGON 2009 To describe Race Across … Continue reading

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The Numbers of RAAM: Training, Stats, Nutrition, Costs

I often get asked about the “numbers of RAAM” – things like training, stats, nutrition, cost, etc. Below I’ve tried to summarize these numbers and give a bit of info about each area. TRAINING I split my training into 3 … Continue reading

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Motivation for something like RAAM

I’ve been thinking a lot about RAAM since I finished, and trying to process everything that happened. Even almost a month later I still don’t think the accomplishment has truly “sunk in”. I’ll be honest – rather than feeling elated … Continue reading

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RAAM 2012 Race Report – Part IV: Angels and Demons, the Run-In to Annapolis

In case you missed the first installments of this race report: Part I: Tapering, More Dangerous than Training! Part II: RAW Revisited Part III: Mississippi Ho! And now for Part IV…. We were just over 8 days into the race, … Continue reading

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RAAM 2012 Race Report – Part III: Mississippi Ho!

In case you missed these: RAAM Race Report – Part I: Tapering, More Dangerous than Training! RAAM Race Report – Part II: RAW Revisited And now for Part III…. After Durango, the RAAM course continues in Colorado for a while … Continue reading

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RAAM 2012 Race Report – Part II: RAW Revisited

In case you missed it: RAAM Race Report – Part I, Tapering: More Dangerous than Training! And now for Part II…. I signed up for RAAM because of how successful my Race Across the West (RAW) experience had been in … Continue reading

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RAAM 2012 Race Report – Part I: Tapering, More Dangerous Than Training!

Let me start my RAAM race report by sharing a bit of the chaos that went on in the lead-up to RAAM. My training all year long had been going fabulously well, so I guess I was overdue for some … Continue reading

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