Train a Dog – Save a Warrior

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I am using my Marathon des Sables race to raise awareness and funds for the Train a Dog Save a Warrior Program. This amazing organization rescues dogs and trains them as Medical Alert Service Dogs for our veterans – a huge win for the dog AND the veteran. They do a phenomenal amount of good on a very small budget….

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MdS: Focus, 136 days, & Tveir Hrafnar

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Obsession? maybe– some small changes, some bigger. My way of getting completely focused: Set my phone’s home page to MdS photo as a constant reminder. I see you sand dunes! Cut out sugar & artificial sweeteners + began choosing whole vs. processed food. 3 weeks in & have dropped 10 lbs. that I didn’t know I had to lose. Learned…

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Lighthouse 50K: Longhorns, perseverance, & lessons learned

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I ran a couple of ultras in September & October, as training for MdS, with mixed results. Lighthouse 50K in September was fun in that everything-goes-to-shit but still fun kinda’ way. Lighthouse 50K – September 20 – Johnson City, TX What worked: Support of a great friend!, perseverance, fit/arrangement of desert pack What didn’t: Nutrition (continuing theme here), shoes (Altra…

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