Uttermost Challenge: Week 2

Total running miles: 35Total biking miles: 142 Day 14: Sabbath RestDay 13: 9 mile run and 20 miles on the bikeDay 12: 5 mile run and 36 miles on the bike Day 11: 7 mile run and 22 miles on the bikeDay 10: 6 mile run and 24 miles on the bikeDay 9: 5 mile run and 20 miles on the …

Uttermost Challenge: Week 1

This summer I’m running 500 miles, biking 1500 miles, and swimming 13 miles–along the way, I’ll be joined by some of my friends and students.  Why would we take on such a huge challenge, you ask?  Well, we want to raise $30,000 for the Chalmers Fund to provide scholarships for worthy, needy students. Won’t you support us?  You can give online right …

Uttermost Challenge: Week 1

This summer I’m running 500 miles, biking 1500 miles, and swimming 13 miles–along the way, I’ll be joined by some of my friends and students.  Why would we take on such a huge challenge, you ask?  Well, we want to raise $30,000 for the Chalmers Fund to provide scholarships for worthy, needy students. Won’t you support us?  You can give online right …

2013 Uttermost

This July, August, and September, I will embark on the toughest physical challenge I have ever attempted: running 500 miles, biking 1500 miles, and swimming 13 miles.  The purpose is to raise the much needed financial support for the Chalmers Fund to provide scholarships to needy, worthy students.  This year, our goal is to raise $30,000.   Won’t you help? …

Why Even Attempt the Uttermost?

Why would any sane person attempt to run 500 miles, bike 1500 miles, and swim 13 miles this summer?  Perhaps, the simplest eleventary answer is:1. A mile more or a mile less just wouldn’t add up (at least not this year).2. A great cause warrants a great challenge.3. It’s more than a marathon, more than an ultra, more than a …

2011 Ragnar Relay

On November 4-5 we’re running 200 miles across the state of Tennessee, in about 36 hours, with 12 runners and two support vans, all for one great cause.  Once again, “Team Sum Ergo Zoom” will be taking on the 2011 Ragnar Relay.  Just as we di…