California | Big Sur

As I was originally planning out this journey of all tackling all 50 states, I decided to make a master list of all the "must do" marathons with their respective states. I did some research online, compiling multiple lists of the best races in the country and then from there picking out my favorites. Many [...]

Georgia | The Hills of the Publix Georgia Marathon

Last fall, I sat down with my laptop and started researching and planning the races that I was wanted to tackle in 2016. I had been wanting to do the Publix Marathon in Atlanta for a few years now and since we had some friends that moved just outside Atlanta earlier in the year, I [...]

Alabama | Mercedes Benz Marathon

This year, I wanted to give Kaela the best possible Valentines Day gift that I could imagine. She was going to have the pleasure of watching me run 26 miles and 385 yards through Birmingham, Alabama. That is every girls dream right? Obviously, I am joking about getting her such a "gift", but that is [...]

Indiana | Flat, Fast, Monumental Marathon

In November, Kaela and I headed to Indiana for my final marathon of 2015. I decided that after all the tough races I had throughout the year, that I wanted to end everything on a good note. The Monumental Marathon in Indianapolis had a reputation of being a fast course due to being a fairly [...]

Virginia | 40th Annual MCM

Just a few days and only two short runs after getting back from North Carolina, Kaela and I were back on the road for my next race. We were headed to Arlington, Virginia, for the 40th annual Marine Corp Marathon. This was the shortest time that I had ever attempted between marathons. I had twice [...]