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The Happiest Race on Earth

The Happiest Race on Earth

I finally completed my very first half-marathon! I’m tired and I’m sore, but I did it! It’s kinda crazy to think that the guy who always slacked off in PE would ever even attempt to do such a thing, but I’m not ashamed to say that I am proud of myself. When I first started doing … Continue reading

Year of the 5K: Turkey Trot Los Angeles

Year of the 5K: Turkey Trot Los Angeles

Early on Thanksgiving morning, I made my way downtown via the Metro red line to the inaugural Turkey Trot Los Angeles, which was set to kick off by Grand Park and City Hall. Yep, I decided to run a little over three miles before gorging myself with Thanksgiving sustenance. Evelyn was signed up to do … Continue reading

Year of the 5K: Mustache Dache

Year of the 5K: Mustache Dache

Theodore Roosevelt. Albert Einstein. Salvador Dali. Mario. What do all of these men have in common? Mustaches. Oh, I guess they are all important players in world history, but no, the correct answer is mustaches. It’s November, which means it is also Movember, a month-long event which raises awareness of male health issues such as … Continue reading

Year of the 5K: Firefly Run

Year of the 5K: Firefly Run

You would not believe your eyes If ten million fireflies Lit up the world as I fell asleep – “Fireflies” by Owl City And yes, this run actually did play this song before it started. On May 31st, Evelyn and I met up at the Home Depot Center in Carson after work to take part … Continue reading

Year of the 5K: Melanomania

Year of the 5K: Melanomania

Before this month began, I had two 5Ks scheduled for May. The second is the Firefly Run and will take place on the 31st in Carson, but the first 5K took place this past weekend. Put on your sunscreen, folks, because this post is about Miles for Melanoma. You may or may not be wondering … Continue reading

Challenge Nation: Ozcapades in L.A.

Challenge Nation: Ozcapades in L.A.

Earlier this month, my friend Evelyn and I did our first urban scavenger hunt developed by Challenge Nation. We donned our Wizard of Oz costumes that we put together from stuff we got at a thrift shop and headed to Downtown LA to meet up with the hundreds of other teams that were participating. In … Continue reading