Author Archives: Scott

About Scott

Training to qualify for the Boston Marathon and simplify our life, as a stay at home dad.

Sept 2017-Paradise Valley Trail run (Half marathon) race report

(Still playing catch up, with my very late posts) This race was not on my 2017 calendar until about 4 weeks before I ran it. Originally, 2017 was all about the Seoul International Marathon (March), Grasslands Marathon (july) and maybe … Continue reading

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Seoul International Marathon race report

Back in March, the family traveled to Seoul, Korea for a three day weekend, and a marathon. Seoul was on our ‘list’ so didn’t have to lobby very much to convince the family to sign up. I picked this marathon … Continue reading

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Running through the winter 2017

(originally written Feb ? 2017) As I mentioned in the last post, late summer and fall 2016, my running was temporarily interrupted by a medical issue. I missed the Beijing marathon in September but I wasn’t too upset. It will … Continue reading

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Lingshan 30km trail challenge Race Report

Saturday, I ran, no mostly slowed jogged and walked the Lingshan 30km mountain trail race. This race is about 80 miles NW of Beijing. I knew this course would be a real challenge and it absolutely was. Simply put, the … Continue reading

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Second Trail race in China- preview

(written June 8th) This weekend, I’ll attempt the Lingshan 30k Mountain trail race. It’s part of the Lingshan 100 Ultra trail challenge. If you read Chinese or have Google Chrome set to auto translate, this is all the info about … Continue reading

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First Chinese trail run race report

Way, way back in February, I ran a trail half marathon, in the mountains of NW Beijing. It was called Aijiang Mountain cross country race. Here is the race report. Previously, I’ve only run one “trail” race, a full marathon … Continue reading

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Father taking the lead in parenting

(wrote this in June 2016 and just discovered it in the ‘draft’ folder. Oops) We’ve been in Beijing for exactly five months. This Wednesday we leave to go on our great 2016 summer tour, in the USA. The boy and … Continue reading

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