Tag: Trek up the Tower

3 Crazy Weekends of Marathon Training–2012 Trek up the Tower and 2012 Leprechaun Chase 10K with Results

February 25 brought the next edition of Trek Up the Tower.  I ran this race for the first time last year and was looking forward the the 2012 version.  This event is always well run, limited in numbers and well supported by the community.  Last year I climbed the 40 flights in [spp-timestamp time="7:25"].  This year was a bit slower.  One, I ran alone (last year I ran with Jamie) and two, Dave and I had scheduled a 13 mile run after the climb.  Below are the results as well as the link to last year. http://theaverageguy.me/2011/02/26/2011-trek-up-the-towerclimbing-my-life-away-with-results/   Trek Results from

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#21 The Fitness Tech Podcast: “The Trek” Final and Guest Bart Jeseritz on the Ironman Challenge!

Jim and Jamie are in studio again and wrap up the Trek up the Tower coverage.  They were also joined by Bart Jeseritz, a Gallup employee and an Ironman athlete after completing the Louisville Challenge.  Bart talks about the training necessary to get to the event, his nutrition both before and during the event, how… Click for more / Podcast Player>

#20 The Fitness Tech Podcast: Trek up the Tower 2011 Coverage with Results (Audio and Video). Interview with Howie Halperin, Tony Dean and Race winner Ivan Marsh

Today in Omaha, some 1400 people made their way up 40 flights of stairs to complete a very tough vertical race called Trek up the Tower.  Jamie and Jim were there with coverage in both audio and video.  Hope you enjoy it. Some of the highlights of the coverage is an interview with Howie Halperin,… Click for more / Podcast Player>

2011 Trek up the Tower–Climbing My Life Away with Results

February 26, 2011 – It was another early AM wake up and arrival at the First National Bank Tower in Omaha Nebraska for the 5th Annual Trek up the Tower vertical stair race.  Strait up 40 flights of stairs, it’s not just a physical challenge, but a huge mental one as well.  I was able to record most of it with some audio and video coverage over at http://theaverageguy.me. I ran this year’s race with Jamie Eikmeier pushing me up the stairs (I now recommend you do the race with a training partner) and finished 10 seconds faster than last

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Training For A Climb: Trek Up The Tower Omaha’s Winter Challenge

One of the best things about winter (if that if even possible) is indoor workouts.  The best possible indoor workout are stairs…and when I say stairs, I mean lots of stairs.  On the 26th of February, 800 people will get that challenge as they slog their way up 40 flights of stairs at the First National Bank Building here in downtown Omaha.  It’s always good fun.  The link to the event site is listed below.  As of this writing, the even if full.  It sells out early each year and has become a very popular event. I will be doing

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