Author Archives: Ryan Bowyer

2015 Recap and Looking to 2016

2015 Recap 2015 was an incredibly mixed year for me. To start the year, Amanda and I were very deep in our home-based business. We were literally working every single evening until very late. We were in a pretty stressful … Continue reading

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Rivertown Reindeer Dash – Age Group Victory and 5th Overall

Pre-Race This was going to be the last race of the year for me, so I wanted to go ahead and race well. This is a smaller race, with approximately 300 runners. Looking at the registrants, there were only two … Continue reading

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Reebok Spartan Race Carolina Sprint – 3rd in Age Group And Qualified for OCR World Championships!

Pre-Race The 2015 Reebok Spartan Race Carolina Sprint was my target race for the 2015 Obstacle Course Racing season. I was incredibly excited to run this race. I had ran the Spartan Beast the day before, but wanted to really rock … Continue reading

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Reebok Spartan Race Carolina Beast

Pre-Race The Reebok Spartan Race Carolina Beast returned to Carolina Adventure World this past November. It marked my second beast but as with last year, it didn’t look like I would be racing this one. Rather, I would just be … Continue reading

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TrueMudd Obstacle Course – Second Overall Place

Pre-Race The TrueMuddTrueMudd is a local 5K obstacle course race that I wanted to try. Fred Augustine, owner of Legend Race, had sent me some information about this race, and I wanted to give it a go. Initially, this race … Continue reading

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Chauncey’s 5K – 1st Place Age Group

Pre-Race: Chauncey’s 5K is a race that I always want to do well in. It is a race that is held by Coastal Carolina University, and this happens to be my employer. A lot of my coworkers come out to … Continue reading

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First Half Marathon – Myrtle Beach Mini Marathon 10/18/2015

Pre-Race This was my first half-marathon. While I had ran 13.1-plus numerous times during my training in high school and college, I had never actually raced the distance. Since coming back earlier this year, the most I had run leading up … Continue reading

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