My Longest Ski Ever, and Saving $80

One of my major goals for this quarter has been to ski the 25k version of the Great Bear Chase, our largest local cross country ski race. Up until now, the longest I've ever run is about 13.5 miles (one half-marathon and a relay leg of about the same distance). I've raced a 6 mile/10k … Continue reading My Longest Ski Ever, and Saving $80

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Racing the Chippewa Canoe Triathlon

This past weekend was one of my big highlights for the year: the Chippewa Canoe Triathlon. Sara, my best friend from college, first suggested we do the race in 2010. We've done the three events—canoeing, biking, and running—through woods and water in northern Minnesota nearly every June since then. It's a hard race traversing nearly … Continue reading Racing the Chippewa Canoe Triathlon