Category Archives: Running

The Rollercoaster of Racing the Planet: Nepal

To read my blogs throughout the week of the race, please go to I’ve had a few weeks since the 155 mile Nepal  race ended to attempt to put some weight back on (I currently weigh 165 pounds and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Rickshaws, Religion and Running

Preface: You can take this with a grain of salt since I have only started travelling more over the past year, but I have now been to five continents, and India is by far the craziest place I’ve been… and … Continue reading

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Day 1

Thanks to all who sent me an email over the past day or two!  I am just reading them now after completing Day 1 of the Sahara Race. I wish I could have printed up my last blog post and … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts Before Sahara

“I find I’m so excited, I can barely sit still or hold a thought in my head. I think it’s the excitement only a free man can feel, a free man at the start of a long journey whose conclusion … Continue reading

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An Ode to My Family and Friends

The last three months have been a whirlwind of training, fundraising for myself and for Sloan-Kettering and trying to have somewhat of a normal life.  It hasn’t been easy but has been one of the most rewarding experiences I have … Continue reading

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I’ve Turned to the Dark Side

I swore I would never be one of them.  You know who I’m talking about… those guys that rock their semi- expensive spandex gear and speed around the park on foot or on two wheels looking and thinking that they’re … Continue reading

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The Smells of the Sahara

Disclaimer:  This will probably be the grossest post I write At least once a week, I get this question: “Dude, so what’s the bathroom situation over there?”  I don’t know why everyone is so curious about this.  I guess subconsciously … Continue reading

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