Comrades 2014: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of A 56 Mile Race

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It’s been a little over two weeks since I ran the longest race of my life, the Comrades Marathon in South Africa. Here Are The Quick Stats on Comrades: The oldest ultra marathon in the world Point-to-point ultra marathon Down route – Pietermaritzburg to Durban, South Africa (switches each year) 89 kilometers / 56 miles […]

Impossible FM #007: Growing Stronger from The Inside Out with Amy Clover


In today’s episode, I sit down with Amy Clover of Strong Inside Out. We talk about getting stronger on an incremental basis and how seeking out small opportunities to grow stronger can help you do the impossible. We also talk about Amy’s personal story of moving from victim to the hero of her own story, […]

Shut Up And Run

This was one of the posts that I ingrained into my head while running Comrades marathon and one of the mantras I kept in mind throughout the whole course. The post is originally at “Also Ran Runners.” Many thanks to them for allowing me to repost this. The most important thing about running is running! “Shut […]

Impossible FM #006: Unknown Unknowns & Why The Better You Get At Something, The Less You Know


There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we don’t know. – Donald Rumsfeld Today on the podcast, I talk about the […]

Impossible Gear Contest Winners

Josh Jumping off a Bridge

Finally! 4 weeks, an ultra marathon, 3 continents later, we have our winners of the Impossible Gear contest. I’m uber late on this and in order to make up for this, instead of just sending out 5 shirts or so, we’re going big. I’ve got 20 some pieces to give away. If you’re one of the […]

The Atlantic Challenge


Every now and then I like to make up games. While they’re similar to Dan’s “parlour games”, these games are life and business games. Instead of thought exercises, they’re doing exercises. Want to be more productive? Try Workstation Popcorn. Want to get uncomfortable? Try Cold Shower Therapy. Want more adventure? Try Adventure Roulette. As well as being fun, […]