Scrumpy Skedaddle Recap: The V.I.P. “Inside” Report

Last Sunday was the second annual Scrumpy Skedaddle at Almar Orchards. Hard to believe it's been a year since the notorious happenings of 2014! But there I was, with a couple thousand of my best friends, lining up for a sprint through the orchard on a brisk fall day. Overcast and drizzly? Who cared? This …

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A V.I.P. What? You’re Sh**ting Me

IT ALL STARTED WHEN I broke one of my cardinal rules on race day. And now just look where it's taken me. I suppose I should be honored to receive a V.I.P. of anything. But this? Well, read on and judge for yourself. The Scrumpy Skeddadle is the final event of the Thirsty Three, a …

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How Runners Have Fun

WARNING: This post contains material of an "adult" nature. If it offends your sensibilities in any way, then I've done my job. And thanks for reading. YOU NON-RUNNERS OUT THERE may wonder what runners do for fun. Well, the first answer of any runner would be, "running, of course."  But contrary to what you may …

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What Would You Trade the Rest of Your Life For?

During a recent run, I was told that a number of world-class athletes had once been asked the following: Suppose there was a drug that would guarantee victories in whatever events you chose, but would also cause you to die in five years. Would you take that drug? The surprising result became known as Goldman's …

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