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Spartan Tri-State NJ 2021

October 2-3, 2021 Vernon, NJ I ran the Spartan Beast on Saturday and the Spartan Super & Sprint on Sunday. Truly enjoyed this location! Although the mountain was no joke with close 8,000 feet elevation gain over the weekend, the weather was perfect and course well laid out. Hotel: I stayed at the Hyatt House…

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Spartan Midwest 2021

September 18-19, 2021 Attica, Indiana I ran the Spartan Beast on Saturday and the Spartan Sprint twice on Sunday – once in the competitive Age Group heat, and a 2nd time just for fun. Overall a fantastic weekend – albeit a bit hot on Saturday, and the sand/gravel was definitely an added challenge. <p> <p>…

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Spartan West Virginia 2021

August 28-29, 2021

What an amazing Trifecta weekend! The weather was mostly great (a bit hot in middle of the day and we had to stop racing Sunday morning due to a thunder storm), the venue was fun -one hell of a climb with lovely views, and the Spartan vibe was amazing!

Road Trip to West VA from DC – 4.5hrs
The morning of the Beast Race day

Day 2: Spartan Super 10K
End to a fun filled weekend

Bonefrog Maryland Race 2021

March 27,2021 I ran the Tier 1 Race, which is the Sprint and Challenge rounds combined. Started at 8:30am and finished before noon — with a small break between the two rounds to refuel. It was an absolutely gorgeous spring day, with temperatures in the 60’sºF.  It was a ton of fun, not only with…

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Sept 11-12 Bake Sale Menu

Here is this week’s menu: 1. Coq au vin (single $12; $20 for 2) You can get more French than this classic chicken dish with a luxurious wine sauce, mushrooms, carrots and pearl onions. 2. French Yogurt Cake ($4) This cake is like a cousin to a pound cake, except it’s less sweet and is…

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Sept 4-5 (Labor Day Weekend) Bake Sale

Here is my menu for Labor Day weekend.  As some folks may be heading out on Friday, I’m happy to make the cookies available for pick up on Thursday evening. 1. French Quiches ($12 serves 1; $20 serves 2) Quiches are great! Not only are my quiches delicious but they can be enjoyed any time…

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August 28-29 Bake Sale

Here is my menu for this weekend: 1. Penne with Spinach, Gorgonzola, and Walnuts ($12 serves 1; $20 serves 2) Penne pasta with a delicious combination of the sweetness of fresh pears and the unique flavor of gorgonzola cheese, topped with roasted chopped walnuts and slices of Prosciutto. (specific if you want vegetarian option) 2….

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August 21-22 Bake Sale

Here is my Mediterranean menu for this weekend: 1. Tabbouleh with Chicken-Spinach Meatballs ($12 serves 1; $20 serves 2) This classic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern salad, also known as Tabouli, is bursting with freshness with fresh herbs like parsley and bulgur, along with cucumbers and tomatoes. Served with chicken-spinach meatballs and a side of plate-licking-delicious…

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August 14-15 Bake Sale

Inspired by the dill I saw at the farmers’ market this weekend, I decided to do something a little fancy this weekend for the main course.  Here is my menu for this weekend: 1. Salmon with cucumber and fennel salad (one for $15, two for $25) Poached salmon filet with sour cream dill sauce, served…

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August 7-8 Bake Sale

It is hard to believe we’re already in August!  Taking advantage of the nice seasonal fruits and vegetables, here is my menu for this weekend: 1. Ratatouille with Roasted Pork Tenderloin (one for $12, two for $20) Straight from Provence (in the South of France) to you, ratatouille (pronounce “rat-tat-TOO-ee”) is a fabulous rustic dish…

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