Bix 7 Is Back!

Ooops!  So I sat down at my computer all prepared to cover the latest addition to my running career – more specifically, the most recent accomplishment on the ultra-marathon trail circuit.  That was the intention until I noticed there was another race sitting in the queue that I had completely forgotten about.  Now that will just not due, so the ultra will have to wait a bit as the Bix was BACK!

Bix 7, Davenport, IA on July 24th, 2021

Now that I’ve officially made the migration to the joys of the dirt and mud on the trail, there are very few races on the road that get me too excited.  What was once my bread and butter now holds little enjoyment for me.  Truthfully, some of that is due to something I cannot control – Father Time.  As the years went by, the wear and tear on the body started taking their inevitable impact and push to simply maintain the pace from the previous year was becoming frustrating.  As that is the measure of quality on the road it became a source of frustration.  Fortunately, there is still one road race that gets me excited – one that will likely forever hold a special place – the one that started it all!

Bix 7, Davenport, IA on July 24th, 2021

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