August 19, 2023

Michigan Titanium 2023

In the Weeks leading to the Michigan Titanium 70.3 I struggled through a lot of back pain. I went to the chiropractor every few days and saw […]
July 31, 2023

Mackinac Bridge Swim Event

Considering the fact that I almost quit shortly into the swim (will expand on that in a moment), I did very well.  It is considered an […]
June 22, 2023

The Wicked Worm 12-Hour Trail Run 2023

The Wicked Worm is held at Robinette’s Apple Haus trails, maintained by the West Michigan Trail Runners. It is the most technical local trail with a […]
January 21, 2023

What I Learned from Four Iron Distance Races in Four Months

At the end of 2021, I was never going to race a 140.6 again. I’m trying to remember how this all fell into place… I probably waited […]
October 19, 2022

Gravel Worlds 2022 Race Recap

Gravel Worlds in Lincoln, Nebraska – August 20, 2022. Authored by Stuart Coaching athlete, Di Payne. 153 miles. 97% gravel and 3% paved. Yeah…I probably don’t […]
October 8, 2022

Dirty Mitten: Dirftest Weekend Gravel Bike

I went into this race weekend with low expectations. My A race for the year (IM Michigan 70.3) was behind me, and it sadly wasn’t a […]
September 16, 2022

Copahue Extremo 2022

From opening ceremonies to snowshoe race mountain climbing, to awards and closing ceremonies, Snowshoe Worlds delivered. At packet pickup, I received my official race shirt, so bright […]
August 12, 2022

Inaugural Ironman Alaska 2022

This was my FOMO race and a second destination racecation of the year. I had signed up the week it was up for preorder thinking, when […]
February 18, 2022

Ironman Maryland 2021

For everyone 2020 and 2021 have been some of the most challenging, destabilizing, and uncertain times in their entire lives. This is no exception for myself, […]