Skip to main content


Teton Dam Marathon Review

On the 2nd of June, I woke up at 4am to make a 3 hour drive to eastern Idaho for the Teton Dam Marathon. I did the 5K.

Did I mention I woke up at 4am to make a 3 hour drive. Yeah, not the best idea for legs to be in PR shape. My leggies were stiff and at 1100 more feet of elevation then at home, it was a slow trot for sure. No PR attempt this trot, that's for sure.

I woke up at 4am (my normal wake up time is 8am - 10am depending on the day) so that early is  painful. I had everything all packed and ready the evening before- brekky, post-race clothes, snacks, and a full tank of gas for the long drive. All I had to do was make coffee and head out. I didn't even brush my teeth before I left. Coffee first.

The drive was nice and not a lot of traffic for a Saturday morning. I don't know the last time I have been to Rexburg, but it was easy to find the race start. I thought the race started at 8am, but that was the 10K. The 5K started at 8:30am and I got there to get my bib at …

The terrible and wonderful reasons why I run long distances...

The Oatmeal had a post that I kinda related to. I shared it on Twitter this week.

 The terrible and wonderful reasons why I run long distances...

Pic from the Oatmeal
 I related to more then one part of this comic. Seriously love the ranch on the fuel belt!

Pic stolen from the Oatmeal
What parts do you relate to? If I could change the Skittles to M&M's and the fuel belt taco to pizza above, well, that is how I roll. ;-)


  1. I kinda like the part about the blurch that follows you around. Fit me to a T! lol

  2. I related to the Blurch a little much, too.


Post a Comment

Popular Posts