Did You Say Race Across Arkansas?

Guest Writer Yoni Johnson gives us the story of the Foxy Moxie Running Mavens “What did you do to your leg?” I’m asked as I hobble around in the boot. With a sheepish grin, I reply “I ran across Arkansas.” It all started with those famous last words bravely said by every runner embarking into uncharted territory. “Sure! Why not?” It was my answer to the question posed by Andi Stracner … [Read more...]

Embracing my first 100 mile run

(Part 2 of James' journey to Leadman status. Also read Part 1 - The Road to Leadman) “We have nothing to fear but fear itself” – Franklin D. Roosevelt Having already completed the Leadville Trail 50 MTB and 100 MTB means the biking part of the Leadman race series is not as intimidating, scary and overwhelming as the 100 mile run that starts at 10,200 feet and goes up from there.  The 100 mile … [Read more...]

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.~Langston Hughes The morning could have started with a list of disappointments. There was a cool rain that was oscillating between a gentle trickle and occasional stinging downpours. The marks so carefully placed by race director Chrissy Ferguson the night before were being washed … [Read more...]