Chicago | Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Back in my post about the Big Sur Marathon in California, I mentioned that when I was looking to start this 50 states journey, I had researched all the must do marathons in the US. The Chicago Marathon was another on that list but again it had to come in the form of some "luck" [...]

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Michigan | North Country Trail 50

In the Summer of 2015, I had the pleasure of crewing my buddy John for his first 100 mile race. I thought about how dumb it sounded to run 100 miles but some how in that was able to justify that maybe I should attempt "just" a 50 mile race. With the same goal of [...]

California | Big Sur

As I was originally planning out this journey of all tackling all 50 states, I decided to make a master list of all the "must do" marathons with their respective states. I did some research online, compiling multiple lists of the best races in the country and then from there picking out my favorites. Many [...]

Georgia | The Hills of the Publix Georgia Marathon

Last fall, I sat down with my laptop and started researching and planning the races that I was wanted to tackle in 2016. I had been wanting to do the Publix Marathon in Atlanta for a few years now and since we had some friends that moved just outside Atlanta earlier in the year, I [...]

Alabama | Mercedes Benz Marathon

This year, I wanted to give Kaela the best possible Valentines Day gift that I could imagine. She was going to have the pleasure of watching me run 26 miles and 385 yards through Birmingham, Alabama. That is every girls dream right? Obviously, I am joking about getting her such a "gift", but that is [...]