Toward The Trek

I’ll soon be venturing into my longest distance on foot. 6am on Friday 6th, I embark on a 160 mile round trip from Rice Lake, WI to Park Falls, WI. In 2016, I completed the 80 mile distance from Park Falls to Rice Lake. So why not double it? Needless to say, as I continue to…
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Birthday And New Year

6 hours of my 62nd birthday was spent trekking across the Sheyenne National Grasslands. Ryan (my training partner and friend) and I set out from the middle trailhead parking lot. Ryan went east and I headed west. Part of the reason for the westward journey was to finish a task that I began earlier in…
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100k Done + More To Come

It’s a long distance, but for me it has been many years of life. I mark 62 years (100k) of life. The journey has taught me a great deal about the world and myself. The days of free drinks (151 rum and cola) at the college town bars came to an end long ago. Now…
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Actif Epica 2 Tim 0

Previously I referred to the “brutal beauty” of winter on the prairies. Actif Epica 2016 was certainly personally brutal and personally beautiful. The beauty: people, People, PEOPLE!  From Friday night’s pre-race meeting at the Belgian Club thru Saturday night’s finish line festivities at The Forks in downtown Winnipeg, I found immense contentment through connections. A…
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Actif Epica – Round Two

Last year I traveled with my fat bike to St Malo attempting a 125km ride on the Manitoba prairies finishing at The Forks in Winnipeg. You can read about that initial attempt. On Saturday, February 13th the journey resumes to complete the 125km route, this time on foot. The event is called Actif Epica. It…
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