Category Archives: Sahara Race

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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What to Bring on a Trip to the Sahara

I received an email from the organizers of the race, Racing the Planet, with a final equipment list of what we must absolutely carry with us at the start of the race.  If you don’t have all of the items … Continue reading

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Why I Chose Sloan-Kettering

Since I signed up to run The Sahara Race about 6 weeks ago, a lot of people have asked me a common question besides “Are you crazy?”  The question is “Why Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer  Center?” I hope to answer that … Continue reading

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