About Nomad

Chris is a research scientist Monday to Friday, and an avid OCR junkie on the weekends. He and his wife Anne can be found at most races in the bottom left corner of the US.

Plan A Racecation

By |June 17th, 2015|

Recently, my wife and I took our first real racecation – a vacation featuring a race that we wanted to run. We’ve traveled for races before, but almost always to locations that are easily accessible by car, and then we spent a couple of nights before heading home. Las Vegas, Phoenix and Monterey are great examples of this type of close travel, and they tend to be a very fun weekend.

Event Recap: SISU IRON

By |May 13th, 2015|

What do cinder blocks, air soft rifles, a Robert Frost poem, a disgusting, smelly pond, donuts on a string, a waterfall, wood chopping, a brutal & unconventional core workout, community service, and Dave & Busters have in common? All played vital roles in the 2015 SISU Iron: a world-class 30h endurance challenge in the hills of Monrovia, CA.

Giving Back: LA Tough Mudder with Team Silent Predators

By |April 3rd, 2015|

Giving Back. Contributor Chris Cow tells the inspiring story of running with Team Silent Predator at the LA Tough Mudder helping Petty Officer Ryan Sykes, a wounded war veteran, become a Legionnaire.

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