Austin Half Marathon

In February 2018, I headed to Texas to run the Austin Half Marathon for my Texas race in my quest to run a half marathon in all 50 states. The race is held in February each year the Sunday of President’s Day weekend. For someone like me who lives in the northern United States, it’sContinue reading “Austin Half Marathon”

Rock n Roll Arizona Remix Weekend 2019

In January 2019, I flew to Phoenix, Arizona to run my 26th state in my quest to run a half marathon in all 50 states. I chose the Rock n Roll Arizona Half Marathon as my Arizona race for multiple reasons: It was held during the long Martin Luther King Jr weekend which made itContinue reading “Rock n Roll Arizona Remix Weekend 2019”

Running and Kayaking in Big Sky Country

A couple of years ago, I ran one of my favorite half marathons to date, Missoula Half Marathon in Montana. I never thought of going to Montana and definitely had never heard of Missoula, but I heard it was the race to run in Montana so off I went for a week long summer vacationContinue reading “Running and Kayaking in Big Sky Country”

Reflecting back on a trip to the Charm City

Back in December 2016, I took a quick two day trip to Baltimore to run a half marathon and check off the state of Maryland. Baltimore is the most populous city in Maryland and is located about 40 miles northeast of Washington DC. Baltimore is known as “Charm City”. This nickname goes back to theContinue reading “Reflecting back on a trip to the Charm City”

Louisville – Derby City

The advantage to setting a goal to run in all 50 states is that you definitely get to travel to places that you previously never thought of visiting before. When looking at races in Kentucky, I saw there was one that ran through Churchill Downs and knew that was definitely a bucket list race. SoContinue reading “Louisville – Derby City”

Mississippi Gulf Coast

Running in all 50 states brings you to some places you never even thought to go. Believe it or not Biloxi, Mississippi was actually somewhere I had always wanted to visit. Years ago when I lived in Tampa, I remember constantly seeing commercials for the Beau Rivage Casino that was opening in Biloxi, MS. WellContinue reading “Mississippi Gulf Coast”