7.65 Miles On Foot, 6.5 Miles By Bike In Nashville, Tennessee

Nine hours after leaving Chicago I arrived in Nashville, Tennessee. We stopped through Indianapolis and Louisville en route to Nashville. Wow, nine hours by bus will take it out of you, but I was able to catch up on my writing and luckily had some space to stretch out. When I arrived in Nashville, I…

Day 1 of 8 – 7.75 Miles In Fort Dodge, Iowa (My Hometown!)

Megabus Part Deux is officially underway. There was no better way to start my 2013 trip than by going home to Fort Dodge, Iowa, to run the city where I spent 16 or so years of my life. We’re all proud of our hometowns, and I am no different. I would select no other place…

21 Answers To 21 Questions About My Upcoming Running Trip

Last year, it was fun to answer a few questions prior to my trip and then look back on my answers at the end of the trip. So I’ve decided to do it again, with a few new questions. Biggest Fear About The Trip Last year, I was worried about how the weather might affect…

60KM (37.3 miles) in Halifax, Nova Scotia with Ernie Chan

Written By Ernie Chan I consider myself a fairly ambitious person, always living for the adrenaline of the next big challenge. When Steve opened up his blog to runners across the world, I knew I had to join in – and do it in a big way. I ran my first marathon last May at…

5.95 Miles in Flint, Michigan with Michael Boulter

(Post written by Michael Boulter) If you’re a “streak runner” like me, the best part of heading out the door for a run every day is that each run is a whole new experience. Having gone for a run of at least 3 miles every single day for the past 5 years, I was excited…

6.2 Miles in Cooperstown, New York

For baseball fans, Cooperstown, New York is a little slice of heaven on earth.   If you consider yourself a baseball fan, a pilgrimage to its birthplace should be on your bucket list of activities to complete during your life.  You will not be disappointed.  Nestled amongst hills, lakes, farms and beautiful countryside, this Village of…

Day 4 – A Cold 7.00 Miles in Cincinnati

The Queen City!  My home for 5+ years and a place that will always hold a very special place in heart.  I arrived downtown Cincy at 5:40pm and was picked up by my friend Graham.  Tillie and I became great friends with Graham and his fiancee Tracy during our time in Cincinnati and Graham and…

Day 3 – A Windy 6.33 Miles in Indianapolis

Saturday started early and promised to be a hectic day.  After 7 ½ hours of great sleep in the “man cave”, Mindy dropped me off at the Megabus stop in Chicago for my 7am departure.  Bundled up, I grabbed a top deck seat that allowed me to sprawl out a bit.  I was able to…

Day 1 – A Rainy 6.38 Miles in Des Moines, Iowa

Well, the adventure has begun.  On Wednesday evening, I was able to thank a few donors in Ames.  Yes, it’s not Des Moines, but there was a good reason for taking these two pictures.  The first stop was First American Bank, where I was able to thank Jason Wise.  Jason and I both worked here…

61 Thank You Signs Are Ready

I can’t wait to hold these bad boys up in front of landmarks along the run.  The support I’ve received from friends and family has been awesome and this will be a small way to say thanks along the way. There’s still time to donate and have a sign of your own.  I’ll be printing…

15 Questions About My Upcoming Run

I’ve gotten many questions from friends and family throughout the planning stages of this ridiculous trip, so I thought it’d be fun to answer many of these questions on the blog. Biggest Fear About The Trip Really, my only fear about the trip is how weather could affect the bus schedules.  As you can imagine,…