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50×4: Ohio! A Christmas Story 10K

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Welcome to the inaugural post of a new series by Ellie and me. We’re calling it 50×4, which is short for Fifty Bagels, Fifty Dates, Fifty Races, Fifty States! That’s right, folks. Ellie and I are going to attempt to race in all fifty states (and D.C. and maybe some other places)! 

Ohio: Cleveland’s A Christmas Story […]

Baltimore City Turkey Trot 2018!

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On Thanksgiving, Ellie, Jeff, Adrienne and myself woke up to a brisk Baltimore morning and made our way over to the Waverly YMCA for a good ole’ fashioned turkey trot! None of us have been running, so expectations were low, but we had a blast!

Before the race, we did a quick tour of the inside […]

Run716 2018 In The Books!

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On Sunday, Ellie and I woke up bright and early for the second annual Run 716 race in downtown Buffalo. It is so refreshing running a race locally, and also not having to cart around a bike, wet suit, and everything else involved in a triathlon. So much easier!

Last year Ellie and I set a […]

Mini-Musselman 2018 Triathlon Complete!

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Over the weekend a collection of brave souls from Buffalo headed over to Seneca Lake to compete in the Mini-mussel triathlon! Ellie, Miranda and Hannah formed up the Buffalo Gal’s relay team, while myself, Brindy and Alex competed in the full sprint triathlon. It was an awesome weekend full of friends, racing, wineries and competitive […]

Why We Ditched the Boilermaker, and a Recap of Run 716!

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Last time I wrote a blog post, I was covering our early stages of training leading up to the Boilermaker 2017. As many of you know, my entire family ended up transferring our bibs and registered our first (unofficial) DNS.

Coming to the decision to drop out was not easy. The Boilermaker is one of our […]

Bucket List 2017!

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Guys, we made it. We got through the hellish trek through time that was 2016—the pain, the heartache, the loss . . . the weight gain. As Jon and I sit here on the morning of January 1, 2017, watching an episode of Bill Nye the Science Guy that’s talking about clogged arteries and bacon […]

Weigh-In Wednesday July 16th: Summer Polar Vortex!

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Here at 2 Fat Nerds each Wednesday is a Weigh-In day, where all of the data from the previous week is collected, displayed, and analyzed. If anyone is interested in taking part in weekly tracking, leave a comment!

Weight Loss

Each week, members who have opted to have their weights publicly displayed for the world to see […]

Oh Yeah, The Boilermaker Again.

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There comes a moment before every race where you question your preparation, or lack thereof.  With the Boilermaker on Sunday, that moment just hit me again.

When looking at the race map this morning, my co-worker pointed out a tree near the finish line, and asked if “that was the tree I died under last year” […]

Greek Fest 5k 2014!

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I was really holding off on doing this post until I had great photographic evidence, as well as official race times . . . but alas I do not (nor prolly will have) either of these things. So even still, I wanted to post a huge shout out to the work crew who raced on […]

Buffalo Undy 5000 2014 Recap

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This past Saturday my wife, parents and I all took part in the annual Buffalo Undy run. This was the second time we took part in this race, and I am happy to report that our times were successfully recorded this year!

The day was a little … well :

We were absolutely soaked. Despite that though, […]