Showing posts from October, 2014

Giveaway Winner #2!

Image picked #2 Emir! Dude! The universe thinks you need a new shirt, man! You were picked to receive a Zaps Threads original tee. Contact me now at so I can get your info and send you a free shirt. Feel free to peruse the selection of awesome shirt designs on my site so you can let me know what exactly you want.   For the rest of you... thank you for entering my giveaway. I'm done with slacking lately, so expect more giveaways in the near future. And if you're a NorCal local or even a Born To Run amigo, stop by and see me at my booth at upcoming events. I'll keep you posted on those. Trust me. It'll be worth it. *wink* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Free Tee Giveaway - Are you ready?

I'm giving away my shirt! Wanna free shirt? Sure you do. Honestly, I've subjected you to enough of my flim flam these days you deserve a little something for free and it's seriously been FOREVER since my last Zaps Threads giveaway. I just finished putting three of my latest Zaps Threads designs up on my Spreadshirt site - The Stupid Miles, the Ultra Warrior, and the Ultra Runner tee designs. If you want one of these, or any one of my myriads of other designs you see here you will have to enter this giveaway... NOW. Seriously, folks, those Stupid Miles tees have been stupidly popular and I would hate for you to miss out on getting one for free. Zaps Threads Men's Ultra Warrior Tee So if you haven't had a chance to buy a shirt from me in person at one of the events I vended at this year - and trust me, that once-in-a-lifetime awesome experience is much better than the online one, usually involving a free shot, free beer, a special cookie or just my cha

Why Ultra Running is Just Like Sex...

Yeah. I'll bet you wanna know. I've been pondering lately on the similarities between ultra running and sex (Surprise! I'm back!) and with the help of a few friends and some informal brainstorming (which may or may not have included alcohol) I've summed it up here. Not a very meaningful post, but who needs meaningful when you've got entertaining, right?   WHY ULTRA RUNNING IS JUST LIKE SEX 1. Duh. You have to like getting dirty. I mean REAL dirty. 2. If you start out too hard and too fast you're likely to blow your wad too quickly. 3. Sometimes you do it ALL NIGHT LONG. 4. Calf and foot cramps happen at the most inopportune times. 5. Sometimes it makes your ass hurt... 6. ...and your nipples bleed. 7. There's spandex involved. 8. Form is important. 9. It's often more fun in a group. 10. It's OK to take a break and eat a sandwich. 11. After you're done, you want a beer, a cigarette, a shower, and a nap (not necessarily in that orde