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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 …

Race For The Steaks

The Idaho Beef Council is sponsoring a pro-beef race in Boise October 11, 2014. The race registration just opened today.

Race for the Steaks 2014
mmm, beef

Not many details are up yet other then it's an evening start - 4PM, it should be a Greenbelt course, and that there is a 5K and 15K to choose from. Registration is currently $35 until Sept. 7th.

I plan on doing the 5K. I am very excited about this race!

Here is some info on the benefits of beef protein below!


  1. Added to the calendar. I may do the 15k. Training for RnR Denver Half on October 19, so I'll need to get a 10-11 miler in that weekend anyway and there is no Boise State football game that weekend.


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