As I mentioned before, going into this event, I did a lot of research. One of the things that I noticed quickly is that there isn't a ton of information for people who are just running to prove they can and not to get all the miles. There isn't a lot of information out there … Continue reading Toughest Midwest: Final Gear
Toughest Mudder Eve
As I sit on a very delayed plane, I just realized something important. I realized that I'm not nearly as terrified about the event as I was about two weeks ago. I'm still worried about it for sure, but I'm getting excited. Game day jitters are starting to settle in and I'm looking forward to … Continue reading Toughest Mudder Eve
So You’ve Signed Up For A Toughest Mudder… Now What?
At my first Tough Mudder ever in 2016 in Atlanta, I met a fella named Zach who told me that he was doing two events that year. I told him that he was crazy and I would never do that. In 2017 I did three events. At my first Tough Mudder of the season in … Continue reading So You’ve Signed Up For A Toughest Mudder… Now What?
Are You Falling or Flying?
Time for some honesty because I've got nothing to lose: Toughest Midwest is less than a month away and I'm terrified. And I'm not ready. I'm not just saying that as a way to say that I need to buy some more gear. But yeah, I still haven't bought a wet suit... let alone trained … Continue reading Are You Falling or Flying?
Toughest Mudder: 100 Short Days
When a Tough Mudder looms 100 days in the future, I have to admit that I'm no longer intimidated in the same way I was leading up to my first one. This isn't because I think a Tough Mudder isn't hard; it is. This is because I know what to expect come the day of a … Continue reading Toughest Mudder: 100 Short Days