Ragnar

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Run, Drive, Sleep, Repeat at Ragnar Relay.

Run, Drive, Sleep, Repeat.  Run, Drive, Sleep, Repeat.  It’s part of the lexicon at Ragnar Relay, the overnight running relay series that makes testing your limits a team sport.  That’s the official Ragnar boilerplate and for most of the thousands of participants of a R-A-G-N-A-R, it’s an appropriate sentiment. At the recent Ragnar SoCal, the … Continue reading

24 Hours … SoCal Ragnar

Back at it seven months after our inaugural ultra relay and with it, another California destination, along the south banks of the North American continent.  We take stride in Huntington Beach, one of several beach communities I used to swing through in my … youth. Fortunately, my long ago Penn State roommate, now a master … Continue reading

Ragnar Napa … A Communal Experience

In September, I found myself in an ultra line-up of six runners attempting to run almost 200 miles from the Golden Gate Bridge to Calistoga in the Ragnar Relay Napa.  It was something of a fluke, having vacationed in Napa the previous September where after a casual 6-mile run on a Saturday afternoon, I discovered … Continue reading

Ragnar Relay … Running for Our Life.

The other day I read about a woman who turned 116.  She’s the oldest living American, still percolating somewhere in a small town in Georgia.  That’s one full life.  So when I got a wild hair to run a 200-mile relay with a small group of friends, it was driven in part by my need … Continue reading

Boomeragnar’s Continue to Dominate Master’s Class

The inaugural Running Nerds 5K had a respectable showing in the Midtown West Atlanta neighborhood on the campus of the Howard School.  With a field of a few hundred, led by one of the Atlanta Track Club’s speedsters and the East Coast representation of the Boomeragnar team — Rob Scheinman, Lisa Cohen, Phil Finley and … Continue reading

Finley Leads Boomeragnar Team in a Race for Andee

On a wet and gloomy morning, more than 600 people (anticipated 200) could not be deterred in their support of a young woman named Andee Poulos, an eighth grader at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School who is fighting an extremely rare condition called Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM). A little more than a year into her battle, Andee and … Continue reading

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200 Miles. Salt Lake to Grand TetonsAugust 9th, 2013
200 Miles: Salt Lake City to Grand Tetons

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