Formosa Trail 104k

This photo is one of my favorites. It’s 2016 and I just finished the Formosa Trail 65k. If you can’t tell from that smile on my face, getting first place feels pretty damn good. Unfortunately, miscommunication that year led to double-booking of the awards ceremony for the 65k runners, which resulted in confusion and ultimately […]

Medals, Marsupials and Memories

       In 300 meters, your destination is on the left. Our campervan–lovingly dubbed ‘The Millennial Falcon’–groaned to climb the hills in Springbrook National Park, deep in The Great Australian Divide mountain range. Tomorrow morning this giant grassy lot was to become the finish line of the Coastal High 50k, a race we flew […]

We see you, fatty

Two nights ago I was doing my hamster-wheel loop around the riverside park by my house. It’s summer in Taipei now, which means highs of over 35 degrees and burning sun, leaving the park barren all day, and exploding with life at night. I passed the entrance to the park, starting my second lap, and […]

Wings For Life – Round 2

The whole world is running at the same time. Across 6 continents, whatever the weather. Night or day. Across mountains and valleys. Across coastlines and through cities. Running at an event or using the app. Alone or with friends. Until the catcher car catches every last person. All for one great cause: spinal cord injury […]

2017: A Race Odyssey

I hung up the Taipei Marathon medal last night. That’s it. January is going to be an off-month while I recover and prepare for my yearly 100k: The North Face 100 in Thailand. But while 2017 is in the books, I can’t close it yet. 2016 was a wildly successful year with multiple first-place finishes, […]