Category Ridiculousness

The 4th of July Adventures of Gustav the Trail Running Piñata

FACT: More people have climbed Mt Everest than piñatas have pretty much done anything.* This is the story of one piñata’s adventures in the NC mountains (really big hills to you west coasters) *The statement is on the internet now so it must be true It all started one 4th of July, when two Rasians […]

The Pipe Dream (Not a Weymouth Woods 100k RR)

Life has a funny way of circling back, allowing you to see something from an entirely different perspective. Most people who know me well know I have a very good memory, so me saying I have a detailed recollection of January 15, 2011 shouldn’t come as a shocker. It helps that it’s the date of […]

Quote of the Week – 12/8

Jenny declares GU to be tastiest treat ever. – Garbanzo   I’m not sure this was the best thing I’ve heard or read all week…but this was definitely the best thing I’ve seen all week:

Quote of the Week – 12/1

I’m sorry I suck at whipping pussy – Abby, whose bib said “Pussy Whipper” because mine said:   Post Race Beer made everything all better

Quote of the Week – 8/18

We apologize for delays on Leg 24. We have been working on it and identified one van that was asleep at the wheel. They are now awake and moving. – Hood To Coast Facebook Page, Offering a perfectly logical explanation for an hours-long traffic jam   There were obviously way better quotes from the weekend….but I cant […]

Mr Penguin’s first 10k

One of my first memories is about penguins. My parents very foolishly bravely decided moving to Australia with three children ages 5 and under was a good idea. So when I was 3, we went on a day trip from Melbourne to Phillip Island. I distinctly remember quite a few things about the trip…but most vivid […]

How can 3 nights sharing a tent get better?

Add 11 Bowls of Chili! Wednesday 10/9 – 3 Bowls Thursday 10/10 – 3 Bowls Saturday 10/11 – 4 Bowls Breakfast Chili (courtesy of Missy) Dinner Chili (Courtesy of Vanessa)* *actual photo of dinner chili taken by Lisa Miller….it is MIA but we have witnesses! Plus I think we both had seconds on the breakfast […]