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 26, 2022

DirtFest Weekend: Dirty Mitten Triathlon

Day 2: The Dirty Mitten Triathlon was the day after the Dirty Mitten Gravel Bike Race, which also happened to be my birthday! And if you want […]
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 […]