Everest in May – Day 30

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves. Edmund Hillary Day 30 and we have our very first challenger to complete the Everest in May Challenge in its entirety! JJ Watson was the very first person to complete both sides of the challenge, rucking a total of 115 miles while carrying 45 lbs. ofContinue reading “Everest in May – Day 30”

Everest in May – Day 29

When your memories exceed your dreams, the end is near. Andy Stanley Day 29 and the end is definitely near. Memories of how this challenge started are approaching critical mass when compared to how many dreams I have of finishing. For me, personally, I am going to have a tough go of it to completeContinue reading “Everest in May – Day 29”

Everest in May – Week 4 Results: The Leaderboard

The summit is what drives us, but the climb itself is what matters. Conrad Anker Week 4 stats and leader board, on time, as promised. Miles – Week 1, 2, 3 & 4 Leaders 1st Place: Pierpoint 2nd Place: JJ Watson 3rd Place: Mike Denmon Steps (Stairs) – Week 1, 2, 3 & 4 Leaders 1st Place: Cardoso 2nd Place:Continue reading “Everest in May – Week 4 Results: The Leaderboard”

Everest in May – Day 28

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it. Molière Day 28, the end of Week 4, and the day before Memorial Day. We keep moving because that’s what we do. Here are the numbers for Day 28: Miles rucked On Day 28: 16.69 miles. Miles Rucked Through 28 Days: 664.35 miles. Steps (Stairs)Continue reading “Everest in May – Day 28”

Everest in May – Day 26

Men of ideas and men of action have much to learn from each other, and the truly great are men of both action and abstraction. Jack Donovan Action and abstraction is why I like doing these challenges. More importantly, it is why I like hosting them for others to participate in as well. I’ve alwaysContinue reading “Everest in May – Day 26”

Everest in May – Day 25

We need the iron qualities that go with true manhood. We need the positive virtues of resolution, of courage, of indomitable will, of power to do without shirking the rough work that must always be done. Theodore Roosevelt When I think of this challenge, I think of something difficult that is completely up to one’sContinue reading “Everest in May – Day 25”

Everest in May – Day 24

No man is more unhappy than he who never faces adversity. For he is not permitted to prove himself. Seneca Day 24, the struggle is real for everyone still getting after it. Here are the numbers for Day 24: Miles rucked On Day 24: 17.80 miles. Miles Rucked Through 24 Days: 589.40 miles. Steps (Stairs)Continue reading “Everest in May – Day 24”

Everest in May – Day 23

Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece. Vladimir Nabokov We saw a drop in activity on Day 23, compared to Day 22, but after all of that activity on Day 22 it is very understandable. Here are the numbers for Day 23: Miles rucked On Day 23: 22.77 miles. MilesContinue reading “Everest in May – Day 23”

Everest in May – Day 22

When Pierpoint says he’s coming for you. You run… Heinrich “Spartacus” Henstock Wow. Wowwy, wow, wow, wow. I posted yesterday that the leader in miles rucked had commented that he would be taking over on steps (stairs) climbed as soon as he got home from where he was at currently. He didn’t have stairs toContinue reading “Everest in May – Day 22”